Fedora 7 : libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7 (2007-2236)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated libsndfile package has been released, fixing a potential
heap-based buffer overflow in malcrafted flac files.

Thx to Robert Buchholz for finding that issue.

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=237575
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=296221
http://www.nessus.org/u?01386842

Solution :

Update the affected libsndfile, libsndfile-debuginfo and / or
libsndfile-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27762 (fedora_2007-2236.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25758

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4974

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