Libsndfile security update for Debian
Posted on: 07/29/2011 11:10 AM

A libsndfile security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2288-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 28, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libsndfile
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-2696

Hossein Lotfi discovered an integer overflow in libsndfile's code to
parse Paris Audio files, which could potentially lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.17-4+lenny3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.21-3+squeeze1

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.25-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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