CVE-2017-16942

NameCVE-2017-16942
DescriptionIn libsndfile 1.0.25 (fixed in 1.0.26), a divide-by-zero error exists in the function wav_w64_read_fmt_chunk() in wav_w64.c, which may lead to DoS when playing a crafted audio file.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)jessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1.0.25-9.1+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch1.0.27-3fixed
buster, sid1.0.28-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsndfilesource(unstable)1.0.27-1medium

Notes

[jessie] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/issues/341

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