Bug 1661449 (CVE-2018-19841) - CVE-2018-19841 wawpack: Out-of-bounds read in WavpackVerifySingleBlock function leads to DoS
Summary: CVE-2018-19841 wawpack: Out-of-bounds read in WavpackVerifySingleBlock functi...
Alias: CVE-2018-19841
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1661450 1661451 1661452 1663151 1663152
Blocks: 1661453
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-12-21 09:53 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-16 22:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-04-28 16:32:23 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:1581 0 None None None 2020-04-28 15:27:48 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2018-12-21 09:53:31 UTC
The function WavpackVerifySingleBlock in open_utils.c in libwavpack.a in WavPack through 5.1.0 allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted WavPack Lossless Audio file, as demonstrated by wvunpack.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-12-21 09:54:08 UTC
Created mingw-wavpack tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1661452]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1661451]

Created wavpack tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1661450]

Comment 2 Stefan Cornelius 2019-01-03 10:19:54 UTC

This issue did not affect the versions of wavpack as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-28 15:27:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2020:1581 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1581

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-04-28 16:32:23 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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