DescriptionThe mad_layer_III function in layer3.c in Underbit MAD libmad 0.15.1b, if NDEBUG is omitted, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) 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)
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs287519

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmad (PTS)wheezy0.15.1b-7vulnerable
jessie, stretch0.15.1b-8vulnerable
buster, sid0.15.1b-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

The patch from #508133 applied in 0.15.1b-4 only partially fixed it
"Duplicate" with/basically same as CVE-2017-8373
Patch in 0.15.1b-9: libmad-0.15.1b/debian/patches/md_size.diff

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