CVE-2015-8270

NameCVE-2015-8270
DescriptionThe AMF3ReadString function in amf.c in RTMPDump 2.4 allows remote RTMP Media servers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and process crash).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-917-1, DSA-3850-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rtmpdump (PTS)wheezy2.4+20111222.git4e06e21-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.4+20111222.git4e06e21-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie2.4+20150115.gita107cef-1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.4+20150115.gita107cef-1+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rtmpdumpsource(unstable)2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d.1-1medium
rtmpdumpsourcejessie2.4+20150115.gita107cef-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3850-1
rtmpdumpsourcewheezy2.4+20111222.git4e06e21-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-917-1

Notes

http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0066/
http://git.ffmpeg.org/gitweb/rtmpdump.git/commitdiff/10b580aabcec1621b25518271ba1ab2b018be88e
Correct Debian version would have been 2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d-1 but due
to missing upstream source import the fixes are really only present in
2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d.1-1

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