Mageia 2019-0300: libsndfile security update

    Date23 Oct 2019
    CategoryMageia
    328
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libsndfile package fixes security vulnerability: It was discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code
    MGASA-2019-0300 - Updated libsndfile packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 23 Oct 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0300.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-3832
    
    Updated libsndfile package fixes security vulnerability:
    
    It was discovered that libsndfile incorrectly handled certain malformed
    files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libsndfile to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code
    (CVE-2019-3832).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25275
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4013-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-3832
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libsndfile-1.0.28-8.1.mga7
    

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