CVE-2012-0858

NameCVE-2012-0858
DescriptionThe Shorten codec (shorten.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 (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Shorten file, related to an "invalid free".
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2624-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch, sid7:3.1.3-1fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.17-2fixed
wheezy (security)6:0.8.17-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie6:11.7-1~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.2.1-1medium
ffmpegsourcesqueeze4:0.5.10-1mediumDSA-2624-1
libavsource(unstable)4:0.8.1-1medium

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