CVE-2017-17555

NameCVE-2017-17555
DescriptionThe swri_audio_convert function in audioconvert.c in FFmpeg libswresample through 3.0.101, as used in FFmpeg 3.4.1, aubio 0.4.6, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted audio file.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs884232

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
aubio (PTS)wheezy0.3.2-4.2vulnerable
jessie0.4.1-2vulnerable
stretch0.4.3-4vulnerable
buster, sid0.4.5-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aubiosource(unstable)(unfixed)low884232

Notes

[stretch] - aubio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - aubio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - aubio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/IvanCql/vulnerability/blob/master/An%20NULL%20pointer%20dereference(DoS)%20Vulnerability%20was%20found%20in%20function%20swri_audio_convert%20of%20ffmpeg%20libswresample.md
aubio initializes libswresample with 2 channels and then passes data
that contains just one channel. Not an issue in src:ffmpeg.
https://github.com/aubio/aubio/issues/137

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