openSUSE Security Update : snack (openSUSE-2015-183)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

snack was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2012-6303: Heap-based buffer overflow in the
GetWavHeader function in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the
Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4,
allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large
chunk size in a WAV file (bnc#793860).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected snack packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81563 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6303

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