openSUSE Security Update : libsndfile (openSUSE-2015-742)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86891


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The libsndfile package was updated to fix three security issues :

- CVE-2015-7805: fix for heap overflow via specially crafted AIFF header (bsc#953516)

- CVE-2015-8075: fix for out of bounds read access in function psf_strlcpy_crlf (bsc#953519)

- CVE-2014-9756: fix a divide-by-zero issue that can lead to an DoS (bsc#953521)


Update the affected libsndfile packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86891

File Name: openSUSE-2015-742.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/17

Modified: 2015/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile-progs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsndfile1-debuginfo-32bit, 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: 2015/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9756, CVE-2015-7805, CVE-2015-8075