DescriptionThe read_code function in read_words.c in Wavpack before 5.1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted WV file.
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 Bugs853076

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wavpack (PTS)jessie4.70.0-1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch5.0.0-2+deb9u2fixed
bullseye, sid5.3.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - wavpack <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - wavpack <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: (5.1.0)

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