CVE-2018-19662

NameCVE-2018-19662
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in libsndfile 1.0.28. There is a buffer over-read in the function i2alaw_array in alaw.c that will lead to a denial of service.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1618-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsndfile (PTS)jessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1.0.25-9.1+deb8u4fixed
stretch1.0.27-3vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1.0.28-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsndfilesource(unstable)1.0.28-5low
libsndfilesourcejessie1.0.25-9.1+deb8u2mediumDLA-1618-1

Notes

[stretch] - libsndfile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/issues/429
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/8ddc442d539ca775d80cdbc7af17a718634a743f
similar to CVE-2017-17456/CVE-2017-17457 (but not duplicate)

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