Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2015 21:03:19 -0700
From: Seth Arnold <>
Subject: CVE Request: Audio File Library

Hello MITRE, all,

Fabrizio Gennari reported an issue in The Audio File library to the Ubuntu

His description included, in part:

        When libaudiofile is used to change both the number of channels of
	an audio file (e.g. from stereo to mono) and the sample format
	(e.g. from 16-bit samples to 8-bit samples), the output file will
	contain corrupted data.

	If the new sample format is smaller than the old one, there is a
	risk of buffer overflow: e.g. when the input file has 16-bit
	samples and the output file has 8-bit samples, afReadFrames will
	treat the buffer to read the samples (argument void *data) as a
	pointer to int16_t instead of int8_t, therefore it will write past
	its end.

He proposed a solution and test case to the Audio File library:

Please assign a CVE as appropriate.


Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (474 bytes)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.