CVE-2015-5479

Published: 09 October 2015

The ff_h263_decode_mba function in libavcodec/ituh263dec.c in Libav before 11.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a file with crafted dimensions.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain media files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
ffmpeg
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

libav
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.libav.org/?p=libav.git;a=commitdiff;h=0a49a62f998747cfa564d98d36a459fe70d3299b