DescriptionIn Audio File Library (aka audiofile) 0.3.6, there exists one NULL pointer dereference bug in ulaw2linear_buf in G711.cpp in libmodules.a that allows an attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs931343

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audiofile (PTS)stretch0.3.6-4+deb9u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, buster, bullseye0.3.6-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - audiofile <ignored> (Minor issue)
[buster] - audiofile <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - audiofile <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - audiofile <postponed> (Minor issue, local DoS)

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