CVE-2017-8374

NameCVE-2017-8374
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)
ReferencesDLA-1380-1, DSA-4192-1
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
wheezy (security)0.15.1b-7+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)0.15.1b-8+deb8u1fixed
jessie, stretch0.15.1b-8vulnerable
stretch (security)0.15.1b-8+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.15.1b-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libmadsource(unstable)0.15.1b-9medium
libmadsourcejessie0.15.1b-8+deb8u1mediumDSA-4192-1
libmadsourcestretch0.15.1b-8+deb9u1mediumDSA-4192-1
libmadsourcewheezy0.15.1b-7+deb7u1mediumDLA-1380-1

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/30/libmad-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-mad_bit_skip-bit-c/
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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