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CVE-2017-7742 Detail

Current Description

In libsndfile before 1.0.28, an error in the "flac_buffer_copy()" function (flac.c) can be exploited to cause a segmentation violation (with read memory access) via a specially crafted FLAC file during a resample attempt, a similar issue to CVE-2017-7585.

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
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/11/libsndfile-invalid-memory-read-and-invalid-memory-write-in/ Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/erikd/libsndfile/commit/60b234301adf258786d8b90be5c1d437fc8799e0 Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-04

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:libsndfile_project:libsndfile
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.27


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7742
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017