DescriptionThe bdecode function in bdecode.cpp in libtorrent 1.1.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted 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
Debian Bugs865845

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libtorrent-rasterbar (PTS)jessie0.16.18-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.1.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libtorrent-rasterbarsourcewheezy(not affected)


[stretch] - libtorrent-rasterbar <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libtorrent-rasterbar <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libtorrent-rasterbar <not-affected> (new bdecode introduced in 1.1.0; vulnerable code not present)
Fixed by:
Pre-1.1.0 versions possibly similarly affected in lazy_bdecode.cpp

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