An issue was discovered in WavPack 5.1.0 and earlier. The WAV parser component contains a vulnerability that allows writing to memory because ParseRiffHeaderConfig in riff.c does not reject multiple format chunks.
Created mingw-wavpack tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1574720]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1574723]
Created wavpack tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1574721]
The affected chunk of code in wavpack prior to 4.80 is in cli/wavpack.c; see also bug 1574728
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Maintenance support 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate, and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/