CVE-2015-6824 (retired)

Priority
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.
Notes
 mdeslaur> as of 2016-03-11, no equivalent fix in libav
 ebarretto> as of 2018-09-27, no equivalent fix in libav
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):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
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 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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Updated: 2019-09-19 15:55:28 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)