DescriptionA buffer over-read was discovered in ReadMP3APETag in apetag.c in MP3Gain 1.6.2. The vulnerability causes an application crash, which leads to remote 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)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs973932

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mp3gain (PTS)bullseye, sid1.6.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


SuSE fix:
Caught by ASAN according to CVE. mp3gain is compiled with ASAN on: amd64 i386 armel armhf powerpc

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