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FFmpeg: CVE-2016-5199: Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

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FFmpeg: CVE-2016-5199: Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/29/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

An off by one error resulting in an allocation of zero size in FFmpeg in Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.98 for Mac, and 54.0.2840.99 for Windows, and 54.0.2840.100 for Linux, and 55.0.2883.84 for Android allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted video file.

Solution(s)

  • ffmpeg-upgrade-3_0_4
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-3_1_4
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-3_2

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