openSUSE Security Update : snack (openSUSE-2015-183)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81563


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


snack was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2012-6303: Heap-based buffer overflow in the GetWavHeader function in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large chunk size in a WAV file (bnc#793860).


Update the affected snack packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81563

File Name: openSUSE-2015-183.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/02/27

Modified: 2015/03/11

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snack-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6303