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CVE-2018-1999012 Detail

Current Description

FFmpeg before commit 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 contains a CWE-835: Infinite loop vulnerability in pva format demuxer that can result in a Vulnerability that allows attackers to consume excessive amount of resources like CPU and RAM. This attack appear to be exploitable via specially crafted PVA file has to be provided as input. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 and later.

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 (V3.0 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: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104896 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00041.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') (CWE-835)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ffmpeg:ffmpeg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.0.1


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1999012
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019