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Bug 1561983 (CVE-2004-2779) - CVE-2004-2779 libid3tag: id3_utf16_deserialize() misparses ID3v2 tags with an odd number of bytes resulting in an endless loop
Summary: CVE-2004-2779 libid3tag: id3_utf16_deserialize() misparses ID3v2 tags with an...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2004-2779
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1561985 1561986 1579003
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-03-29 09:55 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-10-21 20:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-10-21 20:00:45 UTC
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-03-29 09:55:15 UTC
id3_utf16_deserialize() in utf16.c in libid3tag through 0.15.1b misparses ID3v2 tags encoded in UTF-16 with an odd number of bytes, triggering an endless loop allocating memory until an OOM condition is reached, leading to denial-of-service (DoS).

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=162647

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-03-29 09:55:38 UTC
Created libid3tag tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1561985]


Created mingw-libid3tag tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1561986]


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