DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.1. There is a NULL pointer dereference in ifilter_bank() in libfaad/filtbank.c.
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 Bugs914641

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
faad2 (PTS)jessie2.7-8+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.7-8+deb8u2vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster2.8.8-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - faad2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - faad2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - faad2 <postponed> (Minor issue)

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