Debian: DSA-2288-1: libsndfile security update

    Date28 Jul 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Hossein Lotfi discovered an integer overflow in libsndfile's code to parse Paris Audio files, which could potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2288-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 28, 2011                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libsndfile
    Vulnerability  : integer overflow
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2696 
    
    Hossein Lotfi discovered an integer overflow in libsndfile's code to
    parse Paris Audio files, which could potentially lead to the execution 
    of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.17-4+lenny3.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.21-3+squeeze1
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.25-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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