CVE-2016-5301

NameCVE-2016-5301
DescriptionThe parse_chunk_header function in libtorrent before 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) HTTP response or possibly a (2) UPnP broadcast.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-511-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs826380

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libtorrent-rasterbar (PTS)wheezy0.15.10-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.15.10-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.16.18-1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.1.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libtorrent-rasterbarsource(unstable)1.1.0-1medium826380
libtorrent-rasterbarsourcewheezy0.15.10-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-511-1

Notes

https://github.com/arvidn/libtorrent/issues/780
https://github.com/arvidn/libtorrent/pull/782

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