CVE-2004-2779

NameCVE-2004-2779
Descriptionid3_utf16_deserialize() in utf16.c in libid3tag through 0.15.1b misparses ID3v2 tags encoded in UTF-16 with an odd number of bytes, triggering an endless loop allocating memory until an OOM condition is reached, leading to denial-of-service (DoS).
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs304913

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libid3tag (PTS)jessie0.15.1b-11fixed
stretch0.15.1b-12fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.15.1b-14fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libid3tagsource(unstable)0.15.1b-5304913

Notes

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=162647
https://sources.debian.org/patches/libid3tag/0.15.1b-13/10_utf16.dpatch/

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