CVE-2015-2785

NameCVE-2015-2785
DescriptionThe GIF encoder in Byzanz allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Byzanz debug data recording (ByzanzRecording file) to the byzanz-playback command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs778261

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
byzanz (PTS)wheezy0.2.2+git22.10.2011-1.3vulnerable
jessie0.3.0+git20140619-1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.3.0+git20160312-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
byzanzsource(unstable)(unfixed)low778261

Notes

[stretch] - byzanz <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - byzanz <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - byzanz <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - byzanz <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852481
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/06/11

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