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Bug 1561983 - (CVE-2004-2779) CVE-2004-2779 libid3tag: id3_utf16_deserialize() misparses ID3v2 tags with an odd number of bytes resulting in an endless loop
CVE-2004-2779 libid3tag: id3_utf16_deserialize() misparses ID3v2 tags with an...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20041231,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1579003 1561985 1561986
Blocks: 1561988
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Reported: 2018-03-29 05:55 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-07-31 17:44 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-03-29 05:55:15 EDT
id3_utf16_deserialize() in utf16.c in libid3tag through 0.15.1b misparses ID3v2 tags encoded in UTF-16 with an odd number of bytes, triggering an endless loop allocating memory until an OOM condition is reached, leading to denial-of-service (DoS).

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=162647
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-03-29 05:55:38 EDT
Created libid3tag tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1561985]


Created mingw-libid3tag tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1561986]

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