TagLib analyzeCurrent() denial of service
|taglib-analyzecurrent-dos (73666)||Medium Risk|
TagLib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a division-by-zero error in the analyzeCurrent() function. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted OGG file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the TagLib GIT Repository. See References.
- kde mailing list, Sun Mar 4 03:41:20 UTC 2012: multiple security vulnerabilities in taglib.
- TagLib GIT Repository: TagLib.
- TagLib Web page: TagLib.
- BID-52284: taglib Buffer Overflow and Divide-By-Zero Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- BID-52290: taglib Memory Corruption and Infinite Loop Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-1107: The analyzeCurrent function in ape/apeproperties.cpp in TagLib 1.7 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted sampleRate in an ape file, which triggers a divide-by-zero error.
- OSVDB ID: 79814: TagLib ape/apeproperties.cpp analyzeCurrent() Function OGG File Handling Remote DoS
- SA48211: TagLib Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- TagLib TagLib 1.7
Mar 04, 2012
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