Mega-nerd libsndfile 1.0.20 numeric error

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Mega-nerd libsndfile 1.0.20 (Audio Processing Software). Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-189. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

The (1) htk_read_header, (2) alaw_init, (3) ulaw_init, (4) pcm_init, (5) float32_init, and (6) sds_read_header functions in libsndfile 1.0.20 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a crafted audio file.

The weakness was released 05/06/2010 (Website). The advisory is available at vupen.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-4835 since 05/05/2010. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75613 (openSUSE Security Update : libsndfile (openSUSE-SU-2011:0854-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (50809), Tenable (75613), SecurityFocus (BID 35126†), Secunia (SA35266†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-26864†). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-120568, VDB-127065, VDB-127317 and VDB-127318.

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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189
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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 75613
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : libsndfile (openSUSE-SU-2011:0854-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 831128
OpenVAS Name: Mandriva Update for libsndfile MDVSA-2010:150 (libsndfile)
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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2009-4835 (🔍)
X-Force: 50809
SecurityFocus: 35126 - libsndfile Audio Data Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 35266 - libsndfile Multiple Division by Zero Denial of Service Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
Vulnerability Center: 26864 - Libsndfile 1.0.20 Remote DoS Vulnerability via a Crafted Audio File, Medium
Vupen: ADV-2009-1446

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Entryinfo

Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/08/2021 09:28 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (60), 03/03/2017 08:12 AM (13), 09/08/2021 09:28 PM (3)
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