DescriptionThe mad_decoder_run function in decoder.c in libmad 0.15.1b allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted MP3 file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs870406

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmad (PTS)wheezy0.15.1b-7vulnerable
jessie, stretch0.15.1b-8vulnerable
buster, sid0.15.1b-8.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - libmad <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libmad <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libmad <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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