Advisories ยป MGASA-2018-0236

Updated libsndfile packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 16 May 2018
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5 , 6
CVE: CVE-2017-14245 , CVE-2017-14246 , CVE-2017-14634 , CVE-2017-16942

Description

An out of bounds read in the function d2alaw_array() in alaw.c of
libsndfile 1.0.28 may lead to a remote DoS attack or information
disclosure, related to mishandling of the NAN and INFINITY
floating-point values (CVE-2017-14245).

An out of bounds read in the function d2ulaw_array() in ulaw.c of
libsndfile 1.0.28 may lead to a remote DoS attack or information
disclosure, related to mishandling of the NAN and INFINITY
floating-point values (CVE-2017-14246).

In libsndfile 1.0.28, a divide-by-zero error exists in the function
double64_init() in double64.c, which may lead to DoS when playing a
crafted audio file (CVE-2017-14634).

Divide-by-zero in the function wav_w64_read_fmt_chunk(), which may lead
to Denial of service (CVE-2017-16942).

Note that CVE-2017-16942 only affected Mageia 5.
                

References

SRPMS

5/core

6/core