Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1712-1 libsndfile -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3832.
More information:

It was found that the fix for CVE-2018-19758 was incomplete. That has been addressed in this update. The description for CVE-2018-19758 follows:

A heap-buffer-overflow vulnerability was discovered in libsndfile, the library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound. This flaw might be triggered by remote attackers to cause denial of service (out of bounds read and application crash).

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.25-9.1+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.

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