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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201811-23 ] libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:57:45
Message-Id: 20181130085330.GA30012@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201811-23
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: libsndfile: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 30, 2018
     Bugs: #618016, #624814, #627152, #631634, #660452
       ID: 201811-23

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libsndfile, the worst of
which might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing
sampled sound.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-libs/libsndfile      < 1.0.28-r4              >= 1.0.28-r4 

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libsndfile. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file,
could cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified
impacts.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.28-r4"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12562
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12562
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-14634
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14634
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-6892
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6892
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-8361
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8361
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-8362
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8362
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-8363
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8363
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-8365
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8365
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-13139
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-13139

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-23

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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