Public Date:
1600367: CVE-2018-13440 audiofile: NULL pointer dereference in modules/ModuleState.cpp:ModuleState::setup() allows for denial of service via crafted file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The audiofile Audio File Library 0.3.6 has a NULL pointer dereference bug in ModuleState::setup in modules/ModuleState.cpp, which allows an attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted caf file, as demonstrated by sfconvert.

Find out more about CVE-2018-13440 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Low, and a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 audiofile Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 audiofile Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 audiofile Not affected
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