Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2722-1 libsndfile -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Jul 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3246.
More information:

An issue has been found in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files. A crafted WAV file can trigger a heap buffer overflow and might allow exectution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.27-3+deb9u2.

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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