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)
ReferencesDLA-1611-2
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch7:3.2.14-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)7:3.2.15-0+deb9u4fixed
buster, buster (security)7:4.1.6-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye7:4.3.2-0+deb11u2fixed
bookworm7:4.4-5fixed
sid7:4.4-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.7.2-1
libavsourcejessie6:11.12-1~deb8u3DLA-1611-2
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commitdiff;h=a5d44d5c220e12ca0cb7a4eceb0f74759cb13111

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