Bug 1458694 (CVE-2017-8363) - CVE-2017-8363 libsndfile: Heap buffer over-read in the flac_buffer_copy function
Summary: CVE-2017-8363 libsndfile: Heap buffer over-read in the flac_buffer_copy function
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-8363
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: 2017-06-05 08:56 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-06-05 08:58:51 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-05 08:56:38 UTC
The flac_buffer_copy function in flac.c in libsndfile allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted audio file.

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

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-05 08:57:57 UTC
Created libsndfile tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1449521]


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