Snack Updates for openSUSE Leap
Posted on: 11/15/2017 07:25 PM

Updated snack packages has been released for openSUSE Leap

Snack Updates for openSUSE Leap

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for snack

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:3016-1
Rating: important
References: #793860
Cross-References: CVE-2012-6303
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for snack fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

- CVE-2012-6303: Heap-based buffer overflow in the GetWavHeader function
in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in
WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large chunk size in a
WAV file. (bnc#793860)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1277=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1277=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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