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CVE-2009-4636 Detail

Description

FFmpeg 0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a crafted file that triggers an infinite loop.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/09/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2009/09/patching-ffmpeg-into-shape.html Exploit Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2000
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:061
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:062
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:088
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:114
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36465
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/1241
https://roundup.ffmpeg.org/roundup/ffmpeg/issue1240

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4636
NVD Published Date:
02/09/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/25/2011