SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libsndfile (SUSE-SU-2015:2000-2)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87642
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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).

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

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 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2015-846=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2015-846=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2015-846=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=953519

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/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8075/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3b57baca

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87642

File Name: suse_SU-2015-2000-2.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/29/2015

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-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsndfile1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsndfile1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 12/25/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/6/2015

Reference Information

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