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<glsa id="201312-14">
<title>libsndfile: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>An integer overflow in libsndfile might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
<product type="ebuild">libsndfile</product>
<announced>December 17, 2013</announced>
<revised>December 17, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="media-libs/libsndfile" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.25</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.25</vulnerable>
<p>Libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing
sampled sound through one standard library interface.
<p>An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in Libsndfile.</p>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PAF
file using libsndfile, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libsndfile users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.25"
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since September 12, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2696</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:34 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:38:44 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>