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Bug 559170 (CVE-2015-6749) - <media-sound/vorbis-tools-1.4.0-r3: buffer overflow in aiff_open()
Summary: <media-sound/vorbis-tools-1.4.0-r3: buffer overflow in aiff_open()
Alias: CVE-2015-6749
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-08-30 14:12 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-12-10 21:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: No
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-08-30 14:12:35 UTC
From ${URL} :

Name : vorbis-tool
Affected Version: <= Revision 19495

Description :
An issue was found in oggenc/audio.c when it tries to open invalid AIFF file.

274    if(fread(buffer,1,len,in) < len)
The input buffer and length can be controlled by user indirectly via:

260    if(!find_aiff_chunk(in, "COMM", &len))

More info can be found at :

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2017-07-17 16:21:45 UTC
ebuild submitted.

needs to be tested
Comment 2 Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2017-07-21 13:14:39 UTC
Stable on all arches, cleanup needed and glsa vote
Comment 3 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2017-08-09 22:00:02 UTC
ia64 stable
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-08-10 07:01:22 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 5 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2017-08-10 19:55:54 UTC
arm stable
Comment 6 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2017-08-18 20:12:04 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 7 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-08-30 01:30:05 UTC
Arches - PPC / PPC64 / Alpha / hppa needs to be completed.
Comment 8 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2017-08-31 15:21:22 UTC
alpha stable
Comment 10 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2017-09-20 21:04:18 UTC
hppa stable
Comment 11 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2017-09-26 08:56:46 UTC
ppc/ppc64 stable
Comment 12 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-10-02 06:34:31 UTC
New GLSA Request filed.
Comment 13 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-10-02 06:36:43 UTC
Maintainer(s), please drop the vulnerable version(s).
Comment 14 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2017-10-08 21:32:51 UTC
Downgraded to B3. No PoC for ACE/RCE.

GLSA Vote: No

Maintainers, please clean the vulnerable.
Comment 16 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2017-12-10 21:35:28 UTC
sparc stable (thanks to Rolf Eike Beer)