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Vulnerability of Freeware Advanced Audio Coder: NULL pointer dereference via ifilter_bank

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ifilter_bank() of Freeware Advanced Audio Coder, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 29/08/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-20199, CVE-2018-20360, DLA-1899-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30196.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ifilter_bank() of Freeware Advanced Audio Coder, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as Debian.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

Debian 8: new faad2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: faad2 2.7-8+deb8u3
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