CVE-2017-6830

NameCVE-2017-6830
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the alaw2linear_buf function in G711.cpp in Audio File Library (aka audiofile) 0.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-867-1, DSA-3814-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs857651

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audiofile (PTS)wheezy0.3.4-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.3.4-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.3.6-2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)0.3.6-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid0.3.6-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
audiofilesource(unstable)0.3.6-4medium857651
audiofilesourcejessie0.3.6-2+deb8u2mediumDSA-3814-1
audiofilesourcewheezy0.3.4-2+deb7u1mediumDLA-867-1

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/20/audiofile-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-alaw2linear_buf-g711-cpp
https://github.com/mpruett/audiofile/issues/34
https://github.com/mpruett/audiofile/commit/7d65f89defb092b63bcbc5d98349fb222ca73b3c
https://github.com/antlarr/audiofile/commit/ce536d707b8e2a26baca77320398c45238224ca7

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