Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4947-1 libsndfile -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jul 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 991496.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3246.
- More information:
Andrea Fioraldi discovered a buffer overflow in libsndfile, a library for reading/writing audio files, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code when processing a malformed audio file.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.28-6+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.
For the detailed security status of libsndfile please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libsndfile