DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow in psf_memset in common.c in libsndfile 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted audio file. The vulnerability can be triggered by the executable sndfile-deinterleave.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)stretch1.0.27-3vulnerable
stretch (security)1.0.27-3+deb9u3vulnerable
buster, buster (security)1.0.28-6+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid1.0.31-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Missing channel number check in sndfile-deinterleave program, not a
security issue in the library.

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