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CVE-2017-14642 Detail

Current Description

A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in the AP4_HdlrAtom class in Bento4 version 1.5.0-617. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash in AP4_StdcFileByteStream::ReadPartial in System/StdC/Ap4StdCFileByteStream.cpp, which leads to remote denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/09/14/bento4-null-pointer-dereference-in-ap4_stdcfilebytestreamreadpartial-ap4stdcfilebytestream-cpp/ Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/axiomatic-systems/Bento4/commit/22192de5367fa0cee985917f092be4060b7c00b0 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/axiomatic-systems/Bento4/issues/185 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bento4:bento4:1.5.0-617:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14642
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017