Upstream information

CVE-2012-6303 at MITRE


Heap-based buffer overflow in the GetWavHeader function in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large chunk size in a WAV file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 793860 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • snack >= 2.2.10-215.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA snack-2.2.10-215.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:43:30 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:46:21 2022