DescriptionThe construct function in puff.cpp in Libtorrent 1.1.0 allows remote torrent trackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a crafted GZIP response.
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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs837338

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libtorrent-rasterbar (PTS)jessie0.16.18-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.1.11-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libtorrent-rasterbarsourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - libtorrent-rasterbar <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libtorrent-rasterbar <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, reproducer does not crash)
Fixed upstream in 1.1.1.

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