Security update for libsndfile

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libsndfile
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14008-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1071767 #1071777 #1117954
Cross-References: CVE-2017-17456 CVE-2017-17457 CVE-2018-19758
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for libsndfile fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2017-17456: Prevent segmentation fault in the function d2alaw_array() that may have lead to a remote DoS (bsc#1071777).
  • CVE-2017-17457: Prevent segmentation fault in the function d2ulaw_array() that may have lead to a remote DoS, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14246 (bsc#1071767).
  • CVE-2018-19758: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read at wav.c in wav_write_header that could have been used for a denial of service attack (bsc#1117954).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-libsndfile-14008=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-libsndfile-14008=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libsndfile-14008=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libsndfile-devel-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libsndfile-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libsndfile-32bit-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • libsndfile-x86-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libsndfile-debuginfo-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
    • libsndfile-debugsource-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libsndfile-debuginfo-32bit-1.0.20-2.19.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • libsndfile-debuginfo-x86-1.0.20-2.19.12.1

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