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Debian: Security update for libsndfile

Hossein Lotfi discovered an integer overflow in libsndfile’s code to parse Paris Audio files, which could potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2288-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 28, 2011                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libsndfile
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2696 

Hossein Lotfi discovered an integer overflow in libsndfile's code to
parse Paris Audio files, which could potentially lead to the execution 
of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.17-4+lenny3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.21-3+squeeze1

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.25-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libsndfile packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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