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Ubuntu: USN-3306-1 (CVE-2017-7741): libsndfile vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3306-1 (CVE-2017-7741): libsndfile vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/12/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/01/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

In libsndfile before 1.0.28, an error in the "flac_buffer_copy()" function (flac.c) can be exploited to cause a segmentation violation (with write memory access) via a specially crafted FLAC file during a resample attempt, a similar issue to CVE-2017-7585.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libsndfile1

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