CVE-2008-4868

NameCVE-2008-4868
DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in the avcodec_close function in libavcodec/utils.c in FFmpeg 0.4.9 before r14787, as used by MPlayer, has unknown impact and attack vectors, related to a free "on random pointers."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security)7:3.2.18-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (lts), stretch7:3.2.19-0+deb9u4fixed
buster7:4.1.9-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)7:4.1.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye7:4.3.6-0+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)7:4.3.7-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm (security), bookworm7:5.1.5-0+deb12u1fixed
trixie7:6.1.1-4fixed
sid7:6.1.1-5fixed
kino (PTS)jessie1.3.4-2.1fixed
stretch1.3.4-2.2fixed
buster1.3.4+dfsg0-1fixed
mplayer (PTS)stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster2:1.3.0-8fixed
buster (security)2:1.3.0-8+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2:1.4+ds1-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2:1.5+svn38408-1fixed
sid, trixie2:1.5+svn38542-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
ffmpegsource(unstable)(not affected)
ffmpeg-debiansource(unstable)(not affected)
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsource(unstable)0.10.3-2
kinosourceetch(not affected)
kinosource(unstable)1.0.0-1
mplayersourceetch(not affected)
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc2-14

Notes

- ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- ffmpeg-debian <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - mplayer <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - kino <not-affected> (Does not ship ffmpeg)
[etch] - gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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