SuSE 10 Security Update : audiofile (ZYPP Patch Number 5948)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41478


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A heap-overflow in libaudiofile was fixed. The overflow existsed in the WAV processing code and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-5824)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5948.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41478

File Name: suse_audiofile-5948.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5824

CWE: 119