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PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201811-23 ] libsndfile Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201811-23)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-11-30
Bug(s): #618016, #624814, #627152, #631634, #660452
ID: 201811-23

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libsndfile, the worst
of which might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libsndfile
Vulnerable: < 1.0.28-r4
Unaffected: >= 1.0.28-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file,
could cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified
impacts.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.28-r4"
   


References

CVE-2017-12562
CVE-2017-14634
CVE-2017-6892
CVE-2017-8361
CVE-2017-8362
CVE-2017-8363
CVE-2017-8365
CVE-2018-13139
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