DescriptionAn issue was discovered in WavPack 5.1.0 and earlier. The WAV parser component contains a vulnerability that allows writing to memory because ParseRiffHeaderConfig in riff.c does not reject multiple format chunks.
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)
Debian Bugs897271

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wavpack (PTS)jessie4.70.0-1fixed
stretch (security), stretch5.0.0-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid5.1.0-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wavpacksourcejessie(not affected)
wavpacksourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - wavpack <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 5.0.0)
[wheezy] - wavpack <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 5.0.0)

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