CVE-2017-6831

NameCVE-2017-6831
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the decodeBlockWAVE function in IMA.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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-867-1, DSA-3814-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs857651

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audiofile (PTS)stretch0.3.6-4+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.3.6-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
audiofilesourcewheezy0.3.4-2+deb7u1DLA-867-1
audiofilesourcejessie0.3.6-2+deb8u2DSA-3814-1
audiofilesource(unstable)0.3.6-4857651

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/20/audiofile-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-imadecodeblockwave-ima-cpp
https://github.com/mpruett/audiofile/issues/35
https://github.com/antlarr/audiofile/commit/a2e9eab8ea87c4ffc494d839ebb4ea145eb9f2e6

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