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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-16
(libsndfile: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Alin Rad Pop from Secunia Research reported an integer overflow when
processing CAF description chunks, leading to a heap-based buffer
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted CAF
file, resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.19'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true