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CVE-2011-3973 Detail

Description

cavsdec.c in libavcodec in FFmpeg before 0.7.4 and 0.8.x before 0.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect write operation and application crash) via an invalid bitstream in a Chinese AVS video (aka CAVS) file, related to the decode_residual_block, check_for_slice, and cavs_decode_frame functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3362.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/02/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=bd968d260aef322fb32e254a3de0d2036c57bd56 Patch
http://www.ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-0.7.5.changelog
http://www.ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-0.8.4.changelog
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:074
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:075
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:076

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3973
NVD Published Date:
10/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2012