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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2017-6892

libsndfile: out-of-bounds memory reading via aiff_read_chanmap

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via aiff_read_chanmap() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, WindRiver Linux.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/06/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-6892, DLA-985-1, FEDORA-2017-2cfb239358, FEDORA-2017-708adeb9b6, VIGILANCE-VUL-22956.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via aiff_read_chanmap() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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