CVE-2015-4506

NameCVE-2015-4506
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the vp9_init_context_buffers function in libvpx, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 41.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted VP9 file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3365-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
libvpx (PTS)wheezy1.1.0-1fixed
jessie1.3.0-3vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.6.1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceweaselsource(unstable)38.3.0esr-1medium
iceweaselsourcejessie38.3.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3365-1
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.3.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3365-1
libvpxsource(unstable)1.4.0-4unimportant
libvpxsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvpxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - libvpx <not-affected> (no vp9 support in this version)
[wheezy] - libvpx <not-affected> (no vp9 support in this version)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-101/
this is a duplicate of CVE-2015-1258, libvpx in google chrome

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