CVE-2017-11547

NameCVE-2017-11547
DescriptionThe resample_gauss function in resample.c in TiMidity++ 2.14.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted mid file. NOTE: a crash might be relevant when using the --background option. NOTE: the TiMidity++ README.alsaseq documentation suggests a setuid-root installation.
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 Bugs870338

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
timidity (PTS)jessie2.13.2-40.2vulnerable
stretch2.13.2-40.5vulnerable
buster, sid2.14.0-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
timiditysource(unstable)2.14.0-4unimportant870338

Notes

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Jul/83
https://sourceforge.net/p/timidity/discussion/217458/thread/9a1c9620/
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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