Bug 1609193 (CVE-2018-1000223) - CVE-2018-1000223 soundtouch: Heap-based buffer overflow in SoundStretch/WavFile.cpp:WavInFile::readHeaderBlock() potentially leading to code execution
Summary: CVE-2018-1000223 soundtouch: Heap-based buffer overflow in SoundStretch/WavFi...
Alias: CVE-2018-1000223
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1609194 1609195 Engineering1609196 Engineering1609754
Blocks: Embargoed1601622
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Reported: 2018-07-27 09:12 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-10-25 09:49 UTC (History)
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SoundStretch command-line utility packaged with SoundTouch library is vulnerable to heap-based buffer overflow in WavFile.cpp:WavInFile::readHeaderBlock() function that can lead to arbitrary code execution when processing untrusted file input.
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Last Closed: 2021-10-25 09:49:06 UTC

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Description Adam Mariš 2018-07-27 09:12:42 UTC
WavInFile::readHeaderBlock() function in SoundStretch/WavFile.cpp is vulnerable to heap buffer overflow that can lead to arbitrary code execution when processing malicious file. This issue does affect only SoundStretch utility, not SoundTouch library.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2018-07-27 09:13:13 UTC
Created soundtouch tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1609195]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1609194]

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