Remote code execution in GPAC MP4Box

Published: 2018-02-21 | Updated: 2018-03-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-1000100
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor GPAC

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Heap out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU11086

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1000100

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows an adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists in the av_ext.c source code file due to the improper handling of crafted media files. An adjacent attacker can submit a specially crafted media file or trick the victim into opening a specially crafted media file, trigger out-of-bounds heap write and execute arbitrary code.


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Vulnerable software versions

GPAC: 0.7.0 - 0.7.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?