CVE-2019-15296

NameCVE-2019-15296
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. The faad_resetbits function in libfaad/bits.c is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability. The number of bits to be read is determined by ld->buffer_size - words*4, cast to uint32. If ld->buffer_size - words*4 is negative, a buffer overflow is later performed via getdword_n(&ld->start[words], ld->bytes_left).
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ReferencesDLA-1899-1, DSA-4522-1
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
jessie (security)2.7-8+deb8u3fixed
stretch2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u2fixed
buster2.8.8-3fixed
bullseye, sid2.9.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
faad2source(unstable)2.8.8-3medium
faad2sourcejessie2.7-8+deb8u3mediumDLA-1899-1
faad2sourcestretch2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u2mediumDSA-4522-1

Notes

https://github.com/knik0/faad2/commit/942c3e0aee748ea6fe97cb2c1aa5893225316174

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