Stack-based buffer overflow in the String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted function in lib-src/allegro/strparse.cpp in Audacity 1.2.6 and other versions before 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a .gro file containing a long string.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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[audacity-devel] 20090110 Audacity "String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted()" Buffer Overflow