CVE-2015-6825

NameCVE-2015-6825
DescriptionThe ff_frame_thread_init function in libavcodec/pthread_frame.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 mishandles certain memory-allocation failures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by an AVI file.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:3.4.2-2fixed
libav (PTS)jessie6:11.11-1~deb8u1undetermined
jessie (security)6:11.12-1~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
libavsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
[wheezy] - libav <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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