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openSUSE-SU-2015:0382-1: important: Security update for snack
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for snack

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2015:0382-1
Rating: important
References: #793860
Cross-References: CVE-2012-6303
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.2
openSUSE 13.1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


snack was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed:
- CVE-2012-6303: Heap-based buffer overflow in the GetWavHeader function
in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in
WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large chunk
size in a WAV file (bnc#793860).

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 13.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2015-183=1

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2015-183=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 13.2 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):



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