SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libsndfile (SUSE-SU-2018:2065-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111369


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for libsndfile fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-13139: Fix a stack-based buffer overflow in psf_memset in common.c that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bsc#1100167).

- CVE-2017-17456: Prevent segmentation fault in the function d2alaw_array() that may have lead to a remote DoS (bsc#1071777)

- CVE-2017-17457: Prevent segmentation fault in the function d2ulaw_array() that may have lead to a remote DoS, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14246 (bsc#1071767)

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1405=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1405=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1405=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111369

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2065-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsndfile-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsndfile1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsndfile1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14246, CVE-2017-17456, CVE-2017-17457, CVE-2018-13139