DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in the avcodec_close function in libavcodec/utils.c in FFmpeg 0.4.9 before r14787, as used by MPlayer, has unknown impact and attack vectors, related to a free "on random pointers."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.14-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)7:4.1.4-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid7:4.2.1-2fixed
kino (PTS)jessie1.3.4-2.1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.3.4+dfsg0-1fixed
mplayer (PTS)stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2:1.3.0-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)(not affected)
ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
ffmpeg-debiansource(unstable)(not affected)
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
kinosourceetch(not affected)
mplayersourceetch(not affected)


- ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- ffmpeg-debian <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - mplayer <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - kino <not-affected> (Does not ship ffmpeg)
[etch] - gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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