CVE-2015-8792

NameCVE-2015-8792
DescriptionThe KaxInternalBlock::ReadData function in libMatroska before 1.4.4 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via crafted EBML lacing, which triggers an invalid memory access.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-420-1, DSA-3526-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmatroska (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.3.0-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.4.1-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.4.5-2fixed
buster, sid1.4.8-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libmatroskasource(unstable)1.4.4-1medium
libmatroskasourcejessie1.4.1-2+deb8u1mediumDSA-3526-1
libmatroskasourcesqueeze0.8.1-1.1+deb6u1mediumDLA-420-1
libmatroskasourcewheezy1.3.0-2+deb7u1mediumDSA-3526-1

Notes

http://lists.matroska.org/pipermail/matroska-users/2015-October/006985.html
https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libmatroska/commit/0a2d3e3644a7453b6513db2f9bc270f77943573f

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