DescriptionThe function d2alaw_array() in alaw.c of libsndfile 1.0.29pre1 may lead to a remote DoS attack (SEGV on unknown address 0x000000000000), a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14245.
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 Bugs884735

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)jessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid1.0.28-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Might be a duplicate of CVE-2017-14245/CVE-2017-14246

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