DescriptionThe play_midi function in playmidi.c in TiMidity++ 2.14.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (large loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted mid file. NOTE: CPU consumption might be relevant when using the --background option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs870338

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
timidity (PTS)buster, bullseye2.14.0-8vulnerable
trixie, bookworm2.14.0-8.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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