Descriptionlibvpx in libwebm in mediaserver in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, and 6.x before 2016-06-01 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted mkv file, aka internal bug 23167726.
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
libvpx (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.3.0-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.6.1-3+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.7.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvpxsourcejessie(not affected)
libvpxsourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - libvpx <not-affected> (libwebm not yet present)
[wheezy] - libvpx <not-affected> (libwebm not yet present)
probably fixed earlier, but this was the version checked

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