CVE-2023-51797

NameCVE-2023-51797
DescriptionBuffer Overflow vulnerability in Ffmpeg v.N113007-g8d24a28d06 allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code via the libavfilter/avf_showwaves.c:722:24 in showwaves_filter_frame
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+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)7:4.1.11-0+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye7:4.3.6-0+deb11u1vulnerable
bullseye (security)7:4.3.7-0+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm (security), bookworm7:5.1.5-0+deb12u1vulnerable
trixie7:6.1.1-4vulnerable
sid7:6.1.1-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourceexperimental7:7.0-1
ffmpegsourcestretch(not affected)
ffmpegsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[bookworm] - ffmpeg <postponed> (Pick up when fixed in 5.1.x)
[bullseye] - ffmpeg <postponed> (Pick up when fixed in 4.3.x)
[buster] - ffmpeg <postponed> (Pick up when fixed in most related branch)
https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/10756
Fixed in https://github.com/ffmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/08bd2cbfeb34717d60ec62bcbaeb7996206df906 (n7.0)
[stretch] - ffmpeg <not-affected> (The vulnerable code was introduced later)

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