Debian DSA-4947-1 : libsndfile - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 152165
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-4947 advisory.

- A heap buffer overflow vulnerability in msadpcm_decode_block of libsndfile 1.0.30 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file. (CVE-2021-3246)

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

Solution

Upgrade the libsndfile packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.28-6+deb10u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=991496

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libsndfile

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4947

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2021-3246

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/libsndfile

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152165

File Name: debian_DSA-4947.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2021

Updated: 7/31/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3246

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsndfile1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsndfile1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sndfile-programs, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/20/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3246