CVE-2015-8661

NameCVE-2015-8661
DescriptionThe h264_slice_header_init function in libavcodec/h264_slice.c in FFmpeg before 2.8.3 does not validate the relationship between the number of threads and the number of slices, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted H.264 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)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.9-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:3.4.1-1fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.17-2undetermined
wheezy (security)6:0.8.21-0+deb7u1undetermined
jessie (security), jessie6:11.11-1~deb8u1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.8.3-1high
ffmpegsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
libavsource(unstable)undeterminedhigh

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=4ea4d2f438c9a7eba37980c9a87be4b34943e4d5

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems