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Vulnerability of libsndfile: buffer overflow via psf_memset

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via psf_memset() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/07/2018.
Références of this announce: 397, bulletinoct2018, CVE-2018-13139, DLA-1618-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2209-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2214-1, RHSA-2020:1185-01, RHSA-2020:1636-01, SUSE-SU-2018:2065-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2074-1, USN-4013-1, USN-4704-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26854.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via psf_memset() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note 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 threat.

Solutions for this threat 

libsndfile: patch for psf_memset.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: libsndfile 1.0.25-9.1+deb8u2

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: libsndfile 1.0.28-lp150.3.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: libsndfile 1.0.25-34.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2018 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL 7: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.7: libsndfile 1.0.25-11.el7

RHEL 8: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.0-8.1: libsndfile 1.0.28-10.el8

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: libsndfile 1.0.25-36.13.1

SUSE LE 15: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: libsndfile 1.0.28-5.5.1

Ubuntu: new libsndfile1 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: libsndfile1 1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.10.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libsndfile1 1.0.28-4ubuntu0.18.04.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libsndfile1 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libsndfile1 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3, sndfile-programs 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libsndfile1 1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2+esm1, sndfile-programs 1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2+esm1
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