Bug 1442033 (CVE-2017-7741) - CVE-2017-7741 libsndfile: Invalid memory write in flac_buffer_copy function
Summary: CVE-2017-7741 libsndfile: Invalid memory write in flac_buffer_copy function
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-7741
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2017-04-13 11:21 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-13 11:23:59 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-04-13 11:21:51 UTC
In libsndfile an error in the "flac_buffer_copy()" function (flac.c) can be exploited to cause a segmentation violation (with write memory access) via a specially crafted FLAC file during a resample attempt.

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/60b234301adf258786d8b90be5c1d437fc8799e0

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q2/65


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