CVE-2017-8419

NameCVE-2017-8419
DescriptionLAME through 3.99.5 relies on the signed integer data type for values in a WAV or AIFF header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow or heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by mishandling of num_channels.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lame (PTS)stretch3.99.5+repack1-9fixed
buster3.100-2fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.100-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lamesourcewheezy3.99.5+repack1-3+deb7u1
lamesource(unstable)3.99.5+repack1-7

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/lame/bugs/458/
Issue addressed in Debian via: https://sources.debian.org/patches/lame/3.99.5%2Brepack1-9/0001-Add-check-for-invalid-input-sample-rate.patch/
in the revised version as included in 3.99.5+repack1-7

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