Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3650-1 audiofile -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Nov 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 931343, Bug 1008017.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13147, CVE-2022-24599.
More information:

The audiofile library allows the processing of audio data to and from audio files of many common formats (currently AIFF, AIFF-C, WAVE, NeXT/Sun, BICS, and raw data).

  • CVE-2019-13147

    Audiofile was vulnerable due to an integer overflow. Bail out early if NeXT audio files include too many channels.

  • CVE-2022-24599

    A memory leak was found due to reading not null terminated copyright field. Preallocate zeroed memory and always NUL terminates C strings.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.6-5+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your audiofile packages.

For the detailed security status of audiofile please refer to its security tracker page at:

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