DescriptionThe decode_residual function in libavcodec in libav 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted h264 video 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), jessie6:11.9-1~deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - libav <no-dsa> (Minor issue);a=commit;h=522d850e68ec4b77d3477b3c8f55b1ba00a9d69a

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