Executive Summary

Summary
Title libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
Name GLSA-201612-03 First vendor Publication 2016-12-03
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2016-12-03
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 10 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libsndfile, the worst of which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background

libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libsndfile. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.26"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-9496
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9496
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-7805
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7805

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-03

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201612-03.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Application 1
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-10-18 Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1244.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-18 Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-01 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-928.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-12-05 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201612-03.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-71b291686c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-5afed1aad2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-56be43eae6.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-0f405832d3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-0be7a2e1b8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-09 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2016-039-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-29 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2015-2000-2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-08 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-2832-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-01 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-356.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-30 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2015-820.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-17 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2015-2000-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-17 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2015-742.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-13 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2015-1979-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-149.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-29 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_libsndfile-150123.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-16 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-024.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-15 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2015-18.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2016-12-06 13:26:15
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-03 13:21:06
  • First insertion