CVE-2008-4868

NameCVE-2008-4868
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:3.4.2-2fixed
gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg (PTS)wheezy0.10.13-5fixed
kino (PTS)wheezy1.3.4-1.3fixed
jessie1.3.4-2.1fixed
stretch1.3.4-2.2fixed
buster, sid1.3.4-2.4fixed
mplayer (PTS)wheezy2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u2fixed
stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster, sid2:1.3.0-7fixed

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-ffmpegsource(unstable)0.10.3-2high
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
kinosource(unstable)1.0.0-1high
kinosourceetch(not affected)
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc2-14high
mplayersourceetch(not affected)

Notes

- 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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