CVE-2016-7972

NameCVE-2016-7972
DescriptionThe check_allocations function in libass/ass_shaper.c in libass before 0.13.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory allocation failure) via unspecified vectors.
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)
ReferencesDLA-668-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libass (PTS)jessie0.10.2-3vulnerable
stretch1:0.13.4-2fixed
buster, sid1:0.14.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libasssource(unstable)0.13.4-1medium
libasssourcewheezy0.10.0-3+deb7u1mediumDLA-668-1

Notes

[jessie] - libass <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/libass/libass/pull/240/commits/aa54e0b59200a994d50a346b5d7ac818ebcf2d4b

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