Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2418-1 libsndfile -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Oct 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6892, CVE-2017-14245, CVE-2017-14246, CVE-2017-14634, CVE-2018-19661, CVE-2018-19662, CVE-2018-19758, CVE-2019-3832.
More information:

Several issues have been found in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files. All issues are basically divide by zero errors, heap read overflows or other buffer overlow errors.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.27-3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.

For the detailed security status of libsndfile please refer to its security tracker page at:

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