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Bug 762505 (CVE-2018-19886) - <media-libs/faac-1.30: Denial of service (CVE-2018-19886)
Summary: <media-libs/faac-1.30: Denial of service (CVE-2018-19886)
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: CVE-2018-19886
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL:
Whiteboard: B3 [cleanup]
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on: 762493
Blocks:
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Reported: 2020-12-30 02:17 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-01-08 09:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-30 02:17:27 UTC
Description:
"An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in the huffcode function (libfaac/huff2.c) in Freeware Advanced Audio Coder (FAAC) 1.29.9.2. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service in the book 8 case."
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-01-08 09:52:52 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=e804cebc451219555e782a2bb4f52090486d808a

commit e804cebc451219555e782a2bb4f52090486d808a
Author:     John Helmert III <jchelmert3@posteo.net>
AuthorDate: 2021-01-07 16:57:26 +0000
Commit:     Miroslav Šulc <fordfrog@gentoo.org>
CommitDate: 2021-01-08 09:51:03 +0000

    media-libs/faac: security cleanup (drop <1.30)
    
    Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/762505
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.12, Repoman-3.0.2
    Signed-off-by: John Helmert III <jchelmert3@posteo.net>
    Signed-off-by: Miroslav Šulc <fordfrog@gentoo.org>

 media-libs/faac/Manifest             |  1 -
 media-libs/faac/faac-1.29.9.2.ebuild | 36 ------------------------------------
 2 files changed, 37 deletions(-)