CVE-2016-8675

NameCVE-2016-8675
DescriptionThe get_vlc2 function in get_bits.h in Libav before 11.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted mp3 file, possibly related to startcode sequences during m4v detection.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libav (PTS)jessie (security), jessie6:11.12-1~deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/09/07/libav-null-pointer-dereference-in-get_vlc2_get_bits_h/
Fixed by: https://github.com/libav/libav/commit/e5b019725f53b79159931d3a7317107cbbfd0860
Cf. CVE-2016-8676 as well which remain unfixed after e5b019725f53b79159931d3a7317107cbbfd0860

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