CVE-2017-6888

NameCVE-2017-6888
DescriptionAn error in the "read_metadata_vorbiscomment_()" function (src/libFLAC/stream_decoder.c) in FLAC version 1.3.2 can be exploited to cause a memory leak via a specially crafted FLAC 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs897015

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flac (PTS)jessie1.3.0-3vulnerable
stretch1.3.2-1vulnerable
buster1.3.2-3fixed
bullseye, sid1.3.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
flacsource(unstable)1.3.2-2low897015

Notes

[stretch] - flac <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - flac <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - flac <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2017-7/
https://git.xiph.org/?p=flac.git;a=commit;h=4f47b63e9c971e6391590caf00a0f2a5ed612e67

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