DescriptionBuffer overflow in the afReadFrames function in audiofile (aka libaudiofile and Audio File Library) allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (program crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted audio file, as demonstrated by sixteen-stereo-to-eight-mono.c.
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 Bugs801102

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audiofile (PTS)stretch0.3.6-4+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.3.6-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
audiofilesourcesqueeze(not affected)


[wheezy] - audiofile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - audiofile <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)

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