CVE-2015-6824

Priority
Medium
Description
The sws_init_context function in libswscale/utils.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2
does not initialize certain pixbuf data structures, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly
have unspecified other impact via crafted video data.
References
Notes
 mdeslaur> as of 2016-03-11, no equivalent fix in libav
Package
Source: libav (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [4:0.8.17-0ubuntu0.12.04.2])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (7:2.8.3-1)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (7:2.8.3-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (7:2.8.3-1)
Patches:
Upstream:http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=a5d44d5c220e12ca0cb7a4eceb0f74759cb13111
More Information

Updated: 2018-04-28 06:18:17 UTC (commit 14638)