CVE-2011-3940

NameCVE-2011-3940
Descriptionnsvdec.c in libavcodec in FFmpeg 0.7.x before 0.7.12 and 0.8.x before 0.8.11, and in Libav 0.5.x before 0.5.9, 0.6.x before 0.6.6, 0.7.x before 0.7.5, and 0.8.x before 0.8.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and write) via a crafted NSV file that triggers "use of uninitialized streams."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2471-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch, sid7:3.1.2-1fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.17-2fixed
wheezy (security)6:0.8.17-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie6:11.6-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)6:11.7-1~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.4.1-1medium
ffmpegsourcesqueeze4:0.5.8-1mediumDSA-2471-1
libavsource(unstable)4:0.8.1-1medium

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