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CVE-2015-6823 Detail

Current Description

The 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://ffmpeg.org/security.html
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=f7068bf277a37479aecde2832208d820682b35e6
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033483
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/12/msg00010.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-17 DEPRECATED: Code NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.7.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6823
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2018