Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : libsndfile vulnerability (USN-525-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Robert Buchholz discovered that libsndfile did not correctly validate
the size of its memory buffers. If a user were tricked into playing a
specially crafted FLAC file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected libsndfile1, libsndfile1-dev and / or
sndfile-programs packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28130 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4974