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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 985-1] libsndfile security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files. A specially-crafted AIFF ('Audio Interchange File Format') file could result in an out-of-bounds memory read.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libsndfile on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in libsndfile version 1.0.25-9.1+deb7u3. We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)