Intrusion Prevention

Audacity.MP2.File.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Audacity.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted MP2 file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted MP2 file.

Affected Products

Audacity 2.1.1 and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers may gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Release_Notes_2.1.2

CVE References

CVE-2016-2541