|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-525-1 (libsndfile)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-525-1 (libsndfile)|
The remote host is missing an update to libsndfile
announced via advisory USN-525-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
Robert Buchholz discovered that libsndfile did not correctly validate the
size of its memory buffers. If a user were tricked into playing a specially
crafted FLAC file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to affect
the necessary changes.
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4974|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1442 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:001 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 25758
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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