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Vulnerability of Audio File: NULL pointer dereference via ModuleState-setup

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ModuleState::setup() of Audio File, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/10/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-13440, FEDORA-2018-3058a87e60, FEDORA-2018-41626fa774, FEDORA-2018-b967b5592e, openSUSE-SU-2019:1260-1, RHSA-2020:3877-01, SUSE-SU-2019:0940-1, USN-3800-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27575.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ModuleState::setup() of Audio File, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new audiofile packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: audiofile 0.3.6-21.fc27
  Fedora 28: audiofile 0.3.6-21.fc28
  Fedora 29: audiofile 0.3.6-21.fc29

openSUSE Leap: new audiofile packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: audiofile 0.3.6-lp150.7.1

RHEL 7.8: new audiofile packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.8: audiofile 0.3.6-9.el7

SUSE LE 15: new audiofile packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: audiofile 0.3.6-3.7.10

Ubuntu 14.04: new audiofile packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: audiofile-tools 0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.3
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