openSUSE Security Update : libsndfile (openSUSE-2018-804)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111566


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected libsndfile packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111566

File Name: openSUSE-2018-804.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/07

Updated: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

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