CVE-2017-5851

NameCVE-2017-5851
DescriptionThe free_options function in options_manager.c in mp3splt 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted file. NOTE: this typically has no risk; this crash of this command-line program has no further consequences for availability.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mp3splt (PTS)wheezy, jessie2.4.2-2vulnerable
buster2.6.2+20170630-2vulnerable
sid2.6.2+20170630-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mp3spltsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/asarubbo/poc/blob/master/00127-mp3splt-nullptr-free_options
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/01/mp3splt-null-pointer-dereference-in-free_options-options_manager-c
No security impact, crash in CLI tool

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