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CVE-2015-6761 Detail

Description

The update_dimensions function in libavcodec/vp8.c in FFmpeg through 2.8.1, as used in Google Chrome before 46.0.2490.71 and other products, relies on a coefficient-partition count during multi-threaded operation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (race condition and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted WebM file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/15/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6761
Original release date:
10/15/2015
Last revised:
12/23/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=dabea74d0e82ea80cd344f630497cafcb3ef872c External Source CONFIRM http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=dabea74d0e82ea80cd344f630497cafcb3ef872c
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/10/stable-channel-update.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/10/stable-channel-update.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1912.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1912
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3376 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3376
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77073 External Source BID 77073
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033816 External Source SECTRACK 1033816
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2770-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2770-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2770-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2770-2
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=447860 External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=447860
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=532967 External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=532967
https://codereview.chromium.org/1376913003 External Source CONFIRM https://codereview.chromium.org/1376913003
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201603-09

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