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Bug 533750 (CVE-2014-9496) - <media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.26: buffer overread (CVE-2014-9496)
Summary: <media-libs/libsndfile-1.0.26: buffer overread (CVE-2014-9496)
Alias: CVE-2014-9496
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa cve]
Depends on: 566680
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Reported: 2014-12-28 09:33 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-12-03 10:28 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-12-28 09:33:04 UTC
From ${URL} :

A buffer overread was found in libsndfile by me, in the latest version.
Fix commit here:

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-06-17 17:40:29 UTC
CVE-2014-9496 (
  The sd2_parse_rsrc_fork function in sd2.c in libsndfile allows attackers to
  have unspecified impact via vectors related to a (1) map offset or (2) rsrc
  marker, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.
Comment 2 Justin Lecher (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-01-26 08:54:31 UTC
commit 6f4d6d4e5f9402581ccb90dcba045a509b03a99a
Author: Justin Lecher <>
Date:   Tue Jan 26 09:51:14 2016 +0100

    media-libs/libsndfile: Drop version vulnerable for CVE-2015-7805

    Package-Manager: portage-2.2.27
    Signed-off-by: Justin Lecher <>
Comment 3 Justin Lecher (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-01-26 08:54:52 UTC
@sec, clean again
Comment 4 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-11-21 20:27:17 UTC
@ Security: Waiting for GLSA...
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-12-03 10:28:41 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201612-03 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).