CVE-2017-16840

NameCVE-2017-16840
DescriptionThe VC-2 Video Compression encoder in FFmpeg 3.0 and 3.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) because of incorrect buffer padding for non-Haar wavelets, related to libavcodec/vc2enc.c and libavcodec/vc2enc_dwt.c.
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ReferencesDSA-4049-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)buster, buster (security)7:4.1.9-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye7:4.3.4-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid7:5.1.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourcestretch7:3.2.9-1~deb9u1DSA-4049-1
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:3.4.1-1

Notes

https://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=a94cb36ab2ad99d3a1331c9f91831ef593d94f74

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