CVE-2011-3952

NameCVE-2011-3952
DescriptionThe decode_init function in kmvc.c in libavcodec in FFmpeg before 0.10 and in Libav 0.5.x before 0.5.9, 0.6.x before 0.6.6, 0.7.x before 0.7.6, and 0.8.x before 0.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large palette size in a KMVC encoded file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2494-1
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
ffmpegsourcesqueeze4:0.5.9-1mediumDSA-2494-1
libavsource(unstable)4:0.8.1-1medium

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