Bug 2024253 (CVE-2020-23904) - CVE-2020-23904 speex: stack-based buffer overflow in speexenc.c via a crafted WAV file
Summary: CVE-2020-23904 speex: stack-based buffer overflow in speexenc.c via a crafted...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-23904
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2026255 2024254 2024255 2026253 2026256
Blocks: 2024256
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-11-17 17:00 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2022-04-17 21:36 UTC (History)
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A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in speex within the read_samples() at src/speexenc.c function. This flaw allows a malicious user to provide a crafted wav file to the speexenc utility, and in some cases, possibly lead to arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-11-17 17:00:12 UTC
A stack buffer overflow in speexenc.c of Speex v1.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DoS) via a crafted WAV file.

Reference:
https://github.com/xiph/speex/issues/14

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-11-17 17:00:32 UTC
Created mingw-speex tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2024255]


Created speex tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2024254]


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