DescriptionThe mad_bit_skip function in bit.c in Underbit MAD libmad 0.15.1b allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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 fixed things related to this, but did not fix this.
Patch in 0.15.1b-9: libmad-0.15.1b/debian/patches/length-check.patch

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