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CVE-2018-13440

Published: 08 July 2018

The audiofile Audio File Library 0.3.6 has a NULL pointer dereference bug in ModuleState::setup in modules/ModuleState.cpp, which allows an attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted caf file, as demonstrated by sfconvert.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
audiofile
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-5)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-5)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (0.3.6-2ubuntu0.14.04.3)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/wtay/audiofile/commit/fde6d79fb8363c4a329a184ef0b107156602b225

Notes

AuthorNote
ebarretto
It looks like upstream is not active anymore, some of the open CVEs
have a proposed fix on a fork.
Marking as deferred for now.

References

Bugs