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PostPosted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201707-04 ] libsndfile Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201707-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-07-08
Updated: 2017-08-06
Bug(s): #618010
ID: 201707-04

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.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libsndfile
Vulnerable: < 1.0.28
Unaffected: >= 1.0.28
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 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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.28"
   


References

CVE-2017-7585
CVE-2017-7586
CVE-2017-7741
CVE-2017-7742


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