Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Ubuntu: USN-4704-1 (CVE-2017-12562): libsndfile vulnerabilities

Back to Search

Ubuntu: USN-4704-1 (CVE-2017-12562): libsndfile vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/05/2017
Created
01/28/2021
Added
01/27/2021
Modified
06/10/2021

Description

Heap-based Buffer Overflow in the psf_binheader_writef function in common.c in libsndfile through 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-1-0-25-7ubuntu2-2-esm1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-available
  • ubuntu-upgrade-desktop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-infra
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libsndfile1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-sndfile-programs
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ua

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;