CVE-2007-4974

NameCVE-2007-4974
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the flac_buffer_copy function in libsndfile 1.0.17 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a FLAC file with crafted PCM data containing a block with a size that exceeds the previous block size.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1442-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs443386, 445889

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ardour (PTS)wheezy1:2.8.14-2fixed
jessie1:2.8.16+git20131003+dfsg1-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1:5.0~dfsg-2fixed
libsndfile (PTS)wheezy1.0.25-5fixed
jessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.0.25-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ardoursource(unstable)1:2.1-1.1medium445889
ardoursourceetch(not affected)
ardoursourcesarge(not affected)
libsndfilesource(unstable)1.0.17-4medium443386
libsndfilesourceetch1.0.16-2highDSA-1442-1
libsndfilesourcesarge(not affected)

Notes

[sarge] - libsndfile <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[sarge] - ardour <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - ardour <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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