GLSA-201811-23 : libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 119318


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-23 (libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.
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-r4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119318

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-23.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/03

Updated: 2018/12/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 2018/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12562, CVE-2017-14634, CVE-2017-6892, CVE-2017-8361, CVE-2017-8362, CVE-2017-8363, CVE-2017-8365, CVE-2018-13139

GLSA: 201811-23