DescriptionIn Live555 0.95, a setup packet can cause a memory leak leading to DoS because, when there are multiple instances of a single field (username, realm, nonce, uri, or response), only the last instance can ever be freed.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblivemedia (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2016.11.28-1+deb9u2vulnerable
bullseye, sid2020.01.19-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - liblivemedia <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - liblivemedia <no-dsa> (Minor issue, unlikely to be exploited in practice)
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