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CVE-2017-6831 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the decodeBlockWAVE function in IMA.cpp in Audio File Library (aka audiofile) 0.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3814
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/13/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97588
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/20/audiofile-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-imadecodeblockwave-ima-cpp/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/antlarr/audiofile/commit/a2e9eab8ea87c4ffc494d839ebb4ea145eb9f2e6 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/mpruett/audiofile/issues/35 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:audiofile:audiofile:0.3.6
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6831
NVD Published Date:
03/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017