Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1049-1 libsndfile -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12562.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a heap buffer overflow attack in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files. An attacker could cause a remote denial of service attack by tricking the function into outputting a large amount of data.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libsndfile version 1.0.25-9.1+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.