Bug 1524570 (CVE-2017-17456) - CVE-2017-17456 libsndfile: SEGV on unknown address in the function d2alaw_array()
Summary: CVE-2017-17456 libsndfile: SEGV on unknown address in the function d2alaw_arr...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-17456
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20171207,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1524573
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-12-11 17:09 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:33:31 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-12-11 17:09:25 UTC
The function d2alaw_array() in alaw.c of libsndfile 1.0.29pre1 may lead to a remote DoS attack (SEGV on unknown address 0x000000000000), a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14245.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/issues/344

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-12-11 17:11:11 UTC
Created libsndfile tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1524573]


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