CVE-2012-6615 Detail

Current Description

The ff_ass_split_override_codes function in libavcodec/ass_split.c in FFmpeg before 1.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a subtitle dialog without text.

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Evaluator Description

Per: "CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference" AC:M for notation of file in bug report " ffmpeg crashes reproducibly when converting files with some subtitles. i've seen the crash with self-compiled ffmpeg 1.0 as well as the Mac OS X binary (linked to from the hompage) for 1.0.1. download the sample file: ?"


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