CVE-2012-0853

NameCVE-2012-0853
DescriptionThe decodeTonalComponents function in the Actrac3 codec (atrac3.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 (infinite loop and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large component count in an Atrac 3 file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; 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)stretch7:2.8.6-1fixed
sid7:3.0.1-3fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy6:0.8.17-2fixed
jessie (security), jessie6:11.6-1~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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