CVE-2012-0851

NameCVE-2012-0851
DescriptionThe ff_h264_decode_seq_parameter_set function in h264_ps.c in libavcodec in FFmpeg before 0.9.1 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 0.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 file, related to the chroma_format_idc value.
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, sid7:3.1.1-3fixed
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)6:0.8.3-1medium

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