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libvpx -- multiple buffer overflows

Affected packages
libvpx <
firefox < 40.0,1
linux-firefox < 40.0,1


VuXML ID 34e60332-2448-4ed6-93f0-12713749f250
Discovery 2015-08-11
Entry 2015-08-11
Modified 2015-08-14

The Mozilla Project reports:

Security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover two buffer overflow issues in the Libvpx library used for WebM video when decoding a malformed WebM video file. These buffer overflows result in potentially exploitable crashes.


CVE Name CVE-2015-4485
CVE Name CVE-2015-4486