October 15, 2009

Ubuntu Security Notice 849-1: libsndfile vulnerabilities

Article Source Ubuntu Security Notices
October 15, 2009, 3:31 pm

Tobias Klein discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in libsndfile. If a user or automated system processed a crafted VOC file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-1788) Erik de Castro Lopo discovered a similar heap-based buffer overflow when processing AIFF files. If a user or automated system processed a crafted AIFF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-1791)...

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