DescriptionMusescore 3.0 to 4.0.1 has a stack buffer overflow vulnerability that occurs when reading misconfigured midi files. If attacker can additional information, attacker can execute arbitrary code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
musescore (PTS)buster2.3.2+dfsg2-7~deb10u1fixed
musescore2 (PTS)sid, trixie, bookworm, bullseye2.3.2+dfsg4-15fixed
musescore3 (PTS)bullseye3.2.3+dfsg2-11vulnerable
sid, trixie, bookworm3.2.3+dfsg2-16vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
musescoresourcebuster(not affected)
musescore2source(unstable)(not affected)


[buster] - musescore <not-affected> (vulnerability introduced in 3.0)
- musescore2 <not-affected> (vulnerability introduced in 3.0)
Vulnerability triggered only on Windows codepath

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