CVE-2008-5824

NameCVE-2008-5824
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in msadpcm.c in libaudiofile in audiofile 0.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1972-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs510205

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audiofile (PTS)wheezy0.3.4-2fixed
wheezy (security)0.3.4-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie, jessie (security)0.3.6-2+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.3.6-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
audiofilesource(unstable)0.2.6-7.1medium510205
audiofilesourceetch0.2.6-6+etch1mediumDSA-1972-1
audiofilesourcelenny0.2.6-7+lenny1mediumDSA-1972-1

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