CVE-2021-21855

NameCVE-2021-21855
DescriptionMultiple exploitable integer overflow vulnerabilities exist within the MPEG-4 decoding functionality of the GPAC Project on Advanced Content library v1.0.1. A specially crafted MPEG-4 input can cause an integer overflow due to unchecked addition arithmetic resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow that causes memory corruption. An attacker can convince a user to open a video to trigger this vulnerability.
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ReferencesDSA-4966-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gpac (PTS)stretch0.5.2-426-gc5ad4e4+dfsg5-3+deb9u1fixed
buster0.5.2-426-gc5ad4e4+dfsg5-5fixed
bullseye1.0.1+dfsg1-4vulnerable
bullseye (security)1.0.1+dfsg1-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1.0.1+dfsg1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gpacsourcestretch(not affected)
gpacsourcebuster(not affected)
gpacsourcebullseye1.0.1+dfsg1-4+deb11u1DSA-4966-1
gpacsource(unstable)1.0.1+dfsg1-5

Notes

[buster] - gpac <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[stretch] - gpac <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1299
https://github.com/gpac/gpac/commit/bbd741e0e5a6e7e1e90a73c350acc061dde9450b
https://github.com/gpac/gpac/issues/1814

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