Debian Security Advisory

DLA-917-1 rtmpdump -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Apr 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8270, CVE-2015-8271, CVE-2015-8272.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were found in rtmpdump and the librtmp library.

  • CVE-2015-8270

    A bug in AMF3ReadString in librtmp can cause a denial of service via application crash to librtmp users that talk to a malicious server.

  • CVE-2015-8271

    The AMF3_Decode function in librtmp doesn't properly validate its input, which can lead to arbitrary code execution when talking to a malicious attacker.

  • CVE-2015-8272

    A bug in rtmpsrv can lead to a crash when talking to a malicious client.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4+20111222.git4e06e21-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rtmpdump packages.

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