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CVE-2016-8675 Detail

Current Description

The get_vlc2 function in get_bits.h in Libav before 11.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted mp3 file, possibly related to startcode sequences during m4v detection.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/16/13 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93468 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/09/07/libav-null-pointer-dereference-in-get_vlc2_get_bits_h/ Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/libav/libav/commit/e5b019725f53b79159931d3a7317107cbbfd0860 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libav:libav:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
11.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8675
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/17/2017