DescriptionInteger overflow in the alac_decode_close function in libavcodec/alac.c in FFmpeg before 1.1 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a large number of samples per frame in Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) data, which triggers an out-of-bounds array access.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs717009

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)buster7:4.1.9-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)7:4.1.10-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye7:4.3.5-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid7:5.1.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)(not affected)
libavsourcewheezy(not affected)


- ffmpeg <not-affected> (0.5 series not affected)
[wheezy] - libav <not-affected> (0.8 series not affected)
Fix in ffmpeg:;a=commitdiff;h=3920d1387834e2bc334aff9f518f4beb24e470bd
Fix in libav:;a=commit;h=f7c5883126f9440547933eefcf000aa78af4821c

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