SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libsndfile (SUSE-SU-2017:1236-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for libsndfile fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-8362: invalid memory read in flac_buffer_copy
(flac.c) (bsc#1036943)

- CVE-2017-8365: global buffer overflow in i2les_array
(pcm.c) (bsc#1036946)

- CVE-2017-8361: global buffer overflow in
flac_buffer_copy (flac.c) (bsc#1036944)

- CVE-2017-8363: heap-based buffer overflow in
flac_buffer_copy (flac.c) (bsc#1036945)

- CVE-2017-7585: stack-based buffer overflow via a
specially crafted FLAC file (bsc#1033054)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1033054
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1033914
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1033915
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036943
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036944
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036945
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036946
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7585.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7741.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7742.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8361.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8362.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8363.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8365.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?99555519

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-libsndfile-13099=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-libsndfile-13099=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-libsndfile-13099=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100121 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7585
CVE-2017-7741
CVE-2017-7742
CVE-2017-8361
CVE-2017-8362
CVE-2017-8363
CVE-2017-8365

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