CVE-2015-6824

NameCVE-2015-6824
DescriptionThe sws_init_context function in libswscale/utils.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 does not initialize certain pixbuf data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted video data.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)7:3.2.11-1~deb9u1fixed
buster7:3.4.3-1fixed
sid7:4.0.2-1fixed
libav (PTS)jessie (security), jessie6:11.12-1~deb8u1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.7.2-1high
ffmpegsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
libavsource(unstable)undeterminedhigh

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)

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