CVE-2014-9556

NameCVE-2014-9556
DescriptionInteger overflow in the qtmd_decompress function in libmspack 0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a crafted CAB file, which triggers an infinite loop.
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
Debian Bugs772891, 773041

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cabextract (PTS)stretch1.6-1fixed
buster1.9-1fixed
bullseye, sid1.9-3fixed
libmspack (PTS)stretch0.5-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)0.5-1+deb9u2fixed
buster0.10.1-1fixed
bullseye, sid0.10.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cabextractsource(unstable)1.4-5772891
libmspacksource(unstable)0.4-2773041

Notes

[wheezy] - cabextract <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - cabextract <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Starting with 1.4-5 cabextract uses the mspack system library

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