CVE-2017-14225

NameCVE-2017-14225
DescriptionThe av_color_primaries_name function in libavutil/pixdesc.c in FFmpeg 3.3.3 may return a NULL pointer depending on a value contained in a file, but callers do not anticipate this, as demonstrated by the avcodec_string function in libavcodec/utils.c, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. (It is also conceivable that there is security relevance for a NULL pointer dereference in av_color_primaries_name calls within the ffprobe command-line program.)
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3996-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch7:3.2.7-1~deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)7:3.2.8-1~deb9u1fixed
buster7:3.4-2fixed
sid7:3.4-3fixed
libav (PTS)wheezy6:0.8.17-2undetermined
wheezy (security)6:0.8.21-0+deb7u1undetermined
jessie6:11.9-1~deb8u1undetermined
jessie (security)6:11.11-1~deb8u1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:3.3.4-1low
ffmpegsourcestretch7:3.2.8-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-3996-1
libavsource(unstable)undeterminedmedium

Notes

https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/837cb4325b712ff1aab531bf41668933f61d75d2

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