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800553: CVE-2012-1107 taglib: ape file with sampleRate 0 causes crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1107 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of taglib as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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