FreeBSD : libsndfile -- multiple vulnerabilities (6355efdb-4d4d-11de-8811-0030843d3802)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Two vulnerabilities have been reported in libsndfile, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the
library.

A boundary error exists within the 'voc_read_header()' function in
src/voc.c. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow
via a specially crafted VOC file.

A boundary error exists within the 'aiff_read_header()' function in
src/aiff.c. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer
overflow via a specially crafted AIFF file.

See also :

http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2009-006.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?a247b2be

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38964 (freebsd_pkg_6355efdb4d4d11de88110030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1788
CVE-2009-1791

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