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CVE-2015-6823 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  09/05/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.7.1

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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