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721234: CVE-2011-2696 libsndfile: Application crash due integer overflow by processing certain PAF audio files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in libsndfile before 1.0.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PARIS Audio Format (PAF) file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2696 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libsndfile) RHSA-2011:1084 2011-07-20

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