Bug 1499952 (CVE-2017-14632) - CVE-2017-14632 libvorbis: Invalid freeing of uninitialized memory in the function vorbis_analysis_headerout()
Summary: CVE-2017-14632 libvorbis: Invalid freeing of uninitialized memory in the func...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-14632
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1480648 1480649 1480650
Blocks: 1499962
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-09 15:29 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:23 UTC (History)
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An invalid free flaw was found in the way libvorbis handled processing of Ogg Vorbis format files. This flaw could potentially be used to crash an application using libvorbis by tricking the application into processing specially crafted files.
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Last Closed: 2017-11-14 10:33:00 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-09 15:29:01 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libvorbis upon freeing uninitialized memory in the function vorbis_analysis_headerout() in info.c when vi->channels<=0, a similar issue to Mozilla bug 550184.

Upstream issue:

https://gitlab.xiph.org/xiph/vorbis/issues/2328

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/xiph/vorbis/commit/10064bfdd51f7c59

Bug introduced in:

https://github.com/xiph/vorbis/commit/4b67376da7de

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-09 15:35:29 UTC
Created libvorbis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1480650]


Created mingw-libvorbis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1480649]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1480648]


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