CVE-2017-8362

NameCVE-2017-8362
DescriptionThe flac_buffer_copy function in flac.c in libsndfile 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and application crash) via a crafted audio 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-956-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs862204

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)wheezy1.0.25-5vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.0.25-9.1+deb7u4fixed
jessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch1.0.27-3fixed
buster, sid1.0.28-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsndfilesource(unstable)1.0.27-3medium862204
libsndfilesourcewheezy1.0.25-9.1+deb7u2mediumDLA-956-1

Notes

[jessie] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/29/libsndfile-invalid-memory-read-in-flac_buffer_copy-flac-c/
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/issues/231
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/ef1dbb2df1c0e741486646de40bd638a9c4cd808

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