Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libsndfile (MDKSA-2007:191)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow in libsndfile could allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a FLAC file with crafted PCM
data which contains a block with a size exceeding that of the previous
block.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26901 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-191.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4974

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