Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : libsndfile vulnerabilities (USN-3306-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100590
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Agostino Sarubbo and Jakub Jirasek discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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

Solution

Update the affected libsndfile1 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3306-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100590

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3306-1.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/2/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsndfile1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/7/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7585, CVE-2017-7586, CVE-2017-7741, CVE-2017-7742, CVE-2017-8361, CVE-2017-8362, CVE-2017-8363, CVE-2017-8365

USN: 3306-1