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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
The libsndfile packages provide a library for reading and writing
An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way the libsndfile library processed certain Ensoniq
PARIS Audio Format (PAF) audio files. An attacker could create a
specially crafted PAF file that, when opened, could cause an
application using libsndfile to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
Users of libsndfile are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running
applications using libsndfile must be restarted for the update to take
See also :
Update the affected libsndfile, libsndfile-debuginfo and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61087 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2696
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