libsndfile vulnerability

2009-03-30T00:00:00
ID USN-749-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2009-03-30T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that libsndfile did not correctly handle description chunks in CAF audio files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted CAF audio file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.