CVE-2016-5115

NameCVE-2016-5115
DescriptionThe avcodec_decode_audio4 function in libavcodec in libavformat 57.34.103, as used in MPlayer, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted mp3 file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.17-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)6:0.8.20-0+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie6:11.8-1~deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[jessie] - libav <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
This is an issue in ffmpeg/libav, which is fixed in stretch's ffmpeg, but it's unclear when it was fixed exactly
https://trac.mplayerhq.hu/ticket/2298

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