FreeBSD : libsndfile -- CAF processing integer overflow vulnerability (c5af0747-1262-11de-a964-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35940


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


Secunia reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in the processing of CAF description chunks. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow by tricking the user into processing a specially crafted CAF audio file.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35940

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c5af0747126211dea9640030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/03/17

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libsndfile, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/03/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0186

Secunia: 33980

CWE: 189