CVE-2017-8361

NameCVE-2017-8361
DescriptionThe flac_buffer_copy function in flac.c in libsndfile 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted audio 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-1618-1, DLA-956-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs862205

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)stretch1.0.27-3fixed
buster1.0.28-6fixed
bullseye, sid1.0.28-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsndfilesource(unstable)1.0.27-3862205
libsndfilesourcejessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u2DLA-1618-1
libsndfilesourcewheezy1.0.25-9.1+deb7u2DLA-956-1

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/29/libsndfile-global-buffer-overflow-in-flac_buffer_copy-flac-c/
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/issues/232
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/fd0484aba8e51d16af1e3a880f9b8b857b385eb3

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