Bug 1265617 (CVE-2015-4506) - CVE-2015-4506 Mozilla: Buffer overflow in libvpx while parsing vp9 format video (MFSA 2015-101)
Summary: CVE-2015-4506 Mozilla: Buffer overflow in libvpx while parsing vp9 format vid...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-4506
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1261782
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-09-23 11:09 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2021-02-17 04:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-09-29 06:51:16 UTC


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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1834 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2015-09-24 22:40:01 UTC

Description Prasad J Pandit 2015-09-23 11:09:56 UTC
Security researcher Khalil Zhani reported that a maliciously crafted vp9
format video could be used to trigger a buffer overflow while parsing the
file. This leads to a potentially exploitable crash due to a flaw in the
libvpx library.

Reference:
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  -> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1192226
  -> http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-4506

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-09-24 12:33:02 UTC
External References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-101/

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Khalil Zhani as the original reporter.

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-09-24 18:40:29 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:1834 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1834.html


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