Buffer overflow in FFmpeg

Published: 2019-04-19 12:01:05
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-11339
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software FFmpeg
Vulnerable software versions FFmpeg 4.0.0
FFmpeg 4.0.1
FFmpeg 4.0.2

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Vendor URL ffmpeg.sourceforge.net

Security Advisory

1) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the studio profile decoder in libavcodec/mpeg4videodec.c when processing MPEG-4 video data. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted video file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/1f686d023b95219db933394a7704ad9aa5f01cbb
https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/d227ed5d598340e719eff7156b1aa0a4469e9a6a

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