Published: 25 June 2017

The fill_buffer_resample function in util.c in libmp3lame.a in LAME 3.98.4, 3.98.2, 3.98, 3.99, 3.99.1, 3.99.2, 3.99.3, 3.99.4 and 3.99.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted audio file.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that LAME incorrectly handled certain audio files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.



CVSS 3 base score: 5.5


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Released (3.99.5+repack1-6)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed