Fedora 11 : libsndfile-1.0.20-3.fc11 (2009-11618)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42985


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Version 1.0.20 (2009-03-14) * Fix potential heap overflow in VOC file parser (Tobias Klein, http://www.trapkit.de/). Version 1.0.19 (2009-03-02) * Fix for CVE-2009-0186 (Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research).
* Huge number of minor bug fixes as a result of static analysis.
Version 1.0.18 (2009-02-07) * Add Ogg/Vorbis support (thanks to John ffitch). * Remove captive FLAC library. * Many new features and bug fixes.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libsndfile package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42985

File Name: fedora_2009-11618.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/03

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libsndfile, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0186, CVE-2009-1788, CVE-2009-1791

BID: 33963, 34978

FEDORA: 2009-11618

CWE: 119, 189