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.
Published 2015-09-06 02:59:06
Updated 2018-12-21 11:29:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-6823

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 68 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-6823

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2015-6823

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References for CVE-2015-6823

Products affected by CVE-2015-6823

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