Buffer overflow in FFmpeg

Published: 2019-04-19 | Updated: 2019-04-19
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-11339
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software FFmpeg Subscribe
Vendor ffmpeg.sourceforge.net

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

Severity: High

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-11339

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

FFmpeg: 4.0.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.1, 4.1.1

CPE External links

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

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.