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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1712-1] libsndfile security update
14 March 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-3832 CVE-2018-19758
Revision History: March 14 2019: Title correction
March 14 2019: Initial Release
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Package : libsndfile
Version : 1.0.25-9.1+deb8u4
CVE ID : CVE-2019-3832
It was found that the fix for CVE-2018-19758 was incomplete. That
has been addressed in this update. The description
for CVE-2018-19758 follows:
A heap-buffer-overflow vulnerability was discovered in libsndfile, the
library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound. This flaw
might be triggered by remote attackers to cause denial of service (out of
bounds read and application crash).
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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