RHEL 8 : libsndfile (RHSA-2024:3030)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197805


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update for libsndfile.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:3030 advisory.

libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound, such as AIFF, AU, or WAV.

Security Fix(es):

* libsndfile: integer overflow in src/mat4.c and src/au.c leads to DoS (CVE-2022-33065)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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


Update the RHEL libsndfile package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:3030.

See Also






Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197805

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-3030.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-33065


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libsndfile-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libsndfile, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libsndfile-utils

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-33065

CWE: 190

RHSA: 2024:3030