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CVE-2015-6824

Published: 5 September 2015

The sws_init_context function in libswscale/utils.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 does not initialize certain pixbuf data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted video data.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ffmpeg
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

vivid Not vulnerable
(7:2.5.9-0ubuntu0.15.04.1)
wily Not vulnerable
(7:2.7.3-0ubuntu0.15.10.1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
zesty Not vulnerable
(7:2.8.3-1)
libav
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was released [4:0.8.17-0ubuntu0.12.04.2])
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream Needs triage

vivid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
as of 2016-03-11, no equivalent fix in libav
ebarretto
as of 2018-09-27, no equivalent fix in libav

References