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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1442-1
Debian Bugs443386, 445889

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ardour (PTS)buster1:5.12.0-3fixed
bullseye1:6.5.0+ds0-1fixed
bookworm, sid1:7.1.0+ds0-1fixed
libsndfile (PTS)buster1.0.28-6+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1.0.28-6+deb10u2fixed
bullseye1.0.31-2fixed
bookworm, sid1.1.0-3fixed

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

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

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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