CVE-2016-2540

Published on: 02/07/2018 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:16 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Audacity from Audacityteam contain the following vulnerability:

Audacity before 2.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted FORMATCHUNK structure.

  • CVE-2016-2540 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Fortinet Discovers Audacity WAV File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability | FortiGuard Third Party Advisory
fortiguard.com
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URL Logo MISC fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-15-116
Release Notes 2.1.2 - Audacity Wiki Release Notes
Vendor Advisory
wiki.audacityteam.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Release_Notes_2.1.2
[SECURITY] [DLA 1277-1] audacity security update Third Party Advisory
lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180212 [SECURITY] [DLA 1277-1] audacity security update

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationAudacityteamAudacityAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAudacityteamAudacityAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:audacityteam:audacity:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:audacityteam:audacity:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: