CVE-2015-6823

NameCVE-2015-6823
DescriptionThe allocate_buffers function in libavcodec/alac.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 does not initialize certain context data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1611-2

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
libav (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)6:11.12-1~deb8u9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.7.2-1
libavsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
libavsourcejessie6:11.12-1~deb8u3DLA-1611-2
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - ffmpeg <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commitdiff;h=f7068bf277a37479aecde2832208d820682b35e6

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