DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 on Linux make cairo _cairo_surface_get_extents calls that do not properly interact with libav header allocation in FFmpeg 0.10, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted video.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid90.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)78.12.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster (security)78.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid78.12.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)


- firefox <not-affected> (Uses gstreamer-ffmpeg/libav 1.0)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Uses gstreamer-ffmpeg/libav 1.0)
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