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Vulnerability of libsndfile: out-of-bounds memory reading via d2alaw_array

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via d2alaw_array() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 08/12/2017.
Références of this alert: 344, bulletinoct2018, CVE-2017-14245, CVE-2017-17456-REJECT, DLA-1618-1, DLA-2418-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2209-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2214-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2065-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2074-1, SUSE-SU-2019:14008-1, USN-4013-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24701.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via d2alaw_array() of libsndfile, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

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

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

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

libsndfile: patch for d2Xlaw_array.
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

Debian 9: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: libsndfile 1.0.27-3+deb9u1

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

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new libsndfile packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: libsndfile 1.0.20-2.19.12.1

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

Wind River Linux: solution (21/05/2019).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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