SuSE 11 Security Update : libsndfile (SAT Patch Number 944)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41429


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of libsndfile fixes a heap-based buffer overflow in voc_read_header() (CVE-2009-1788) and a heap-based buffer overflow in aiff_read_header(). (CVE-2009-1791)


Apply SAT patch number 944.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41429

File Name: suse_11_libsndfile-090528.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:novell:suse_linux:11:libsndfile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libsndfile-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1788, CVE-2009-1791

CWE: 119