Descriptionncmpc through 0.29 is prone to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. If a user uses the chat screen and another client sends a long chat message, a crash and denial of service could occur.
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 Bugs894724

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ncmpc (PTS)jessie0.24-1vulnerable
buster, sid0.33-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - ncmpc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ncmpc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ncmpc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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