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FFmpeg: CVE-2011-2161: Resource Management Errors

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FFmpeg: CVE-2011-2161: Resource Management Errors

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/20/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/29/2017
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

The ape_read_header function in ape.c in libavformat in FFmpeg before 0.5.4, as used in MPlayer, VideoLAN VLC media player, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an APE (aka Monkey's Audio) file that contains a header but no frames.

Solution(s)

  • ffmpeg-upgrade-0_5_4
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-0_6_2
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-0_7

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