[ GLSA 201811-23 ] libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201811-23
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 30, 2018
Bugs: #618016, #624814, #627152, #631634, #660452
ID: 201811-23

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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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/libsndfile 1.0.28-r4=20

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:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot -v “>media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.28-r4”

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12562
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12562
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-14634
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14634
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-6892
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6892
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-8361
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8361
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-8362
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8362
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-8363
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8363
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-8365
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8365
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-13139
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-13139

Availability

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-23

Concerns?

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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