CVE-2008-5247

NameCVE-2008-5247
DescriptionThe real_parse_audio_specific_data function in demux_real.c in xine-lib 1.1.12, and other 1.1.15 and earlier versions, uses an untrusted height (aka codec_data_length) value as a divisor, which allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and crash) via a zero value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs508715

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xine-libsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant508715

Notes

a devide by 0 because of a crafted media file is hardly a security issue,
the integer overflows covered by the ocert advisory in the same code snippet
got an own identifier

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