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CVE-2017-12562

Published: 5 August 2017

Heap-based Buffer Overflow in the psf_binheader_writef function in common.c in libsndfile through 1.0.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
debian's patch in 1.0.28-3 doesn't match the upsteam patch.
need to investigate further, looks like parts are missing.

reproducer in upstream bug report.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

9.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
libsndfile
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
bionic Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
disco Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
eoan Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
focal Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
trusty
Released (1.0.25-7ubuntu2.2+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream
Released (1.0.28-3)
xenial
Released (1.0.25-10ubuntu0.16.04.3)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
groovy Not vulnerable
(1.0.28-3)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/cf7a8182c2642c50f1cf90dddea9ce96a8bad2e8

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 9.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H