FreeBSD : libaudiofile -- heap-based overflow in Microsoft ADPCM compression module (09f47c51-c1a6-11e3-a5ac-001b21614864)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73549


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Debian reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in msadpcm.c in libaudiofile in audiofile 0.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73549

File Name: freebsd_pkg_09f47c51c1a611e3a5ac001b21614864.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 4/16/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libaudiofile, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-libaudiofile, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/30/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0159