Debian Security Advisory

DLA-985-1 libsndfile -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6892.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files. A specially-crafted AIFF ("Audio Interchange File Format") file could result in an out-of-bounds memory read.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libsndfile version 1.0.25-9.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.