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FFmpeg: CVE-2017-1000460: NULL Pointer Dereference

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FFmpeg: CVE-2017-1000460: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/03/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/12/2018
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

In line libavcodec/h264dec.c:500 in libav(v13_dev0), ffmpeg(n3.4), chromium(56 prior Feb 13, 2017), the return value of init_get_bits is ignored and get_ue_golomb(&gb) is called on an uninitialized get_bits context, which causes a NULL deref exception.

Solution(s)

  • ffmpeg-upgrade-3_1

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