CVE-2013-0873

NameCVE-2013-0873
DescriptionThe read_header function in libavcodec/shorten.c in FFmpeg before 1.1.3 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via an invalid channel count, related to "freeing invalid addresses."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs717009

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:4.0.2-2fixed
libav (PTS)jessie (security), jessie6:11.12-1~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.4.1-1high
ffmpegsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
libavsource(unstable)6:0.8.6-1high717009

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Backports to 0.5.x not useful, too many checks missing)
Commit in libav trunk http://git.libav.org/?p=libav.git;a=commit;h=c10da30d8426a1f681d99a780b6e311f7fb4e5c5
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commitdiff;h=4f1279154ee9baf2078241bf5619774970d18b25
Fix needed for ffmpeg 0.5

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