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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2236
2007-09-24 18:00:21.475300
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Name        : libsndfile
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 1.0.17
Release     : 2.fc7
URL         : http://www.mega-nerd.com/libsndfile/
Summary     : Library for reading and writing sound files
Description :
libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing sound files such as
AIFF, AU, WAV, and others through one standard interface. It can
currently read/write 8, 16, 24 and 32-bit PCM files as well as 32 and
64-bit floating point WAV files and a number of compressed formats. It
compiles and runs on *nix, MacOS, and Win32.

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Update Information:

An updated libsndfile package has been released, fixing a potential heap-based buffer overflow in malcrafted flac files.

Thx to Robert Buchholz for finding that issue.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Sep 20 2007 Andreas Thienemann <andreas bawue net> - 1.0.17-2
- Adding FLAC support to libsndfile courtesy of gentoo, #237575
- Fixing CVE-2007-4974. Thanks to the gentoo people for the patch, #296221
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #237575 - libsndfile should be rebuilt with flac support
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=237575
  [ 2 ] Bug #296221 - CVE-2007-4974 Heap overflow in libsndfile triggerable by seeks
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=296221
  [ 3 ] CVE-2007-4974
        http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4974
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Updated packages:

352d73435f2715fe612db49fd47de8c66bf5575f libsndfile-devel-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc64.rpm
298f40409b4daa816cb5979234f28bff87e98309 libsndfile-debuginfo-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc64.rpm
a3adbe152623052cfae77c795956ec492f685b24 libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc64.rpm
b4824d5eeb33f816c14ef38388f18009ea5791c2 libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7.i386.rpm
2e04c2ad148062606ddc84dc61aac1ba0cce22e6 libsndfile-debuginfo-1.0.17-2.fc7.i386.rpm
25883cac8ed9af8e0e0887027c43a0e7ed8e4187 libsndfile-devel-1.0.17-2.fc7.i386.rpm
4834cb1f264b5399eb22b11f4c3fdc3df016652a libsndfile-debuginfo-1.0.17-2.fc7.x86_64.rpm
fcdca9ab73a26dfef708a08db9ec8729b7ce82ce libsndfile-devel-1.0.17-2.fc7.x86_64.rpm
6feccb2749b72367992461b450f36b29e329a536 libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7.x86_64.rpm
8fd5de37c501c09a0125ed458bd1b8ec5812b9d7 libsndfile-debuginfo-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc.rpm
047edda7ab184c90f0b9a9732400013defbe9e6c libsndfile-devel-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc.rpm
8cfd0d45d9abf71507b38688f74510abdf6df743 libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7.ppc.rpm
9e6d61649a9f9cb8454324cb11efe88be5140950 libsndfile-1.0.17-2.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libsndfile' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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