openSUSE Security Update : snack (openSUSE-2017-1277)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104616


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for snack fixes the following issues :

Security issue 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, allows 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)


Update the affected snack packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104616

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1277.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/16

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6303