CVE-2019-12874

NameCVE-2019-12874
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in zlib_decompress_extra in modules/demux/mkv/util.cpp in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.x through 3.0.7. The Matroska demuxer, while parsing a malformed MKV file type, has a double free.
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)
ReferencesDSA-4459-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.11.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
vlcsourcestretch3.0.7-0+deb9u1DSA-4459-1
vlcsource(unstable)3.0.7-1

Notes

[jessie] - vlc <end-of-life> (https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2018/msg00130.html)
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=81023659c7de5ac2637b4a879195efef50846102

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