SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : libsndfile (SUSE-SU-2015:1979-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86869
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The libsndfile package was updated to fix the following security issue :

- CVE-2014-9756: Fixed a divide by zero problem that can lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) (bsc#953521).

- CVE-2015-7805: Fixed heap overflow issue (bsc#953516).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libsndfile-12204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-libsndfile-12204=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953516

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953521

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9756/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7805/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a5fcfbe7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86869

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1979-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9756, CVE-2015-7805