openSUSE Security Update : libsndfile (openSUSE-2015-820)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87084


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).

- CVE-2015-8075: Fixed heap overflow issue (bsc#953519).


Update the affected libsndfile packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87084

File Name: openSUSE-2015-820.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/30

Modified: 2015/11/30

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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/27

Reference Information

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