Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

Affecting flac package, versions <1.3.2-2+deb9u1

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Overview

An error in the "read_metadata_vorbiscomment_()" function (src/libFLAC/stream_decoder.c) in FLAC version 1.3.2 can be exploited to cause a memory leak via a specially crafted FLAC file.

References

CVSS Score

5.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-6888
CWE
CWE-772
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-FLAC-287502
Disclosed
25 Apr, 2018
Published
25 Apr, 2018