CVE-2018-20196

NameCVE-2018-20196
DescriptionThere is a stack-based buffer overflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because the S_M array is mishandled.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
faad2 (PTS)jessie2.7-8+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.8.8-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
faad2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

https://github.com/knik0/faad2/issues/19

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