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CVE-2012-6618 Detail

Current Description

The av_probe_input_buffer function in libavformat/utils.c in FFmpeg before 1.0.2, when running with certain -probesize values, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted MP3 file, possibly related to frame size or lack of sufficient "frames to estimate rate."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.user/42233
http://git.libav.org/?p=libav.git;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v9.11
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=e74cd2f4706f71da5e9205003c1d8263b54ed3fb Patch
http://www.ffmpeg.org/security.html
https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/1991 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6618
NVD Published Date:
12/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
02/20/2014