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CVE-2017-14223 Detail

Description

In libavformat/asfdec_f.c in FFmpeg 3.3.3, a DoS in asf_build_simple_index() due to lack of an EOF (End of File) check might cause huge CPU consumption. When a crafted ASF file, which claims a large "ict" field in the header but does not contain sufficient backing data, is provided, the for loop would consume huge CPU and memory resources, since there is no EOF check inside the loop.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3996 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100703 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/afc9c683ed9db01edb357bc8c19edad4282b3a97 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14223
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2019
Source:
MITRE