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FFmpeg: CVE-2015-6821: Improper Input Validation

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) September 05, 2015 September 29, 2017 October 11, 2017


The ff_mpv_common_init function in libavcodec/mpegvideo.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 does not properly maintain the encoding context, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted MPEG data.

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