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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2624-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4:0.5.10-1fixed
squeeze (lts)4:0.5.10-1+deb6u1fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.16-1fixed
wheezy (security)6:0.8.17-1fixed
jessie6:11.3-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)6:11.4-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch6:11.4-2fixed

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

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

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