The flac_buffer_copy function in flac.c in libsndfile 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted audio file.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
trusty libsndfile 1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2
upstream libsndfile 1.0.27-3
xenial libsndfile 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.1
yakkety libsndfile 1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.10.1
zesty libsndfile 1.0.27-1ubuntu0.1


Release Package Reason
precise libsndfile ignored
precise/esm libsndfile DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay libsndfile ignored
vivid/ubuntu-core libsndfile DNE
devel libsndfile not-affected