GLSA-201707-04 : libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101335


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-04 (libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libsndfile. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.28'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101335

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201707-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/10

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libsndfile, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7585, CVE-2017-7586, CVE-2017-7741, CVE-2017-7742

GLSA: 201707-04