Bug 1449518 (CVE-2017-8361) - CVE-2017-8361 libsndfile: Buffer overflow in the flac_buffer_copy function
Summary: CVE-2017-8361 libsndfile: Buffer overflow in the flac_buffer_copy function
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-8361
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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Depends On: 1449521
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-05-10 08:25 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-05-10 08:32:08 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-05-10 08:25:22 UTC
The flac_buffer_copy function in flac.c in libsndfile allows attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted audio file.

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https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/29/libsndfile-global-buffer-overflow-in-flac_buffer_copy-flac-c/

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-05-10 08:28:37 UTC
Created libsndfile tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1449521]


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