CentOS 7 : libsndfile (CESA-2020:3922)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141604
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The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2020:3922 advisory.

- libsndfile: buffer over-read in the function i2alaw_array in alaw.c (CVE-2018-19662)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected libsndfile, libsndfile-devel and / or libsndfile-utils packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141604

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-3922.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-19662


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libsndfile, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libsndfile-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libsndfile-utils, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19662

RHSA: 2020:3922

CWE: 125, 190