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FFmpeg: CVE-2019-17539: NULL Pointer Dereference

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FFmpeg: CVE-2019-17539: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/14/2019
Created
10/22/2019
Added
10/21/2019
Modified
07/13/2020

Description

In FFmpeg before 4.2, avcodec_open2 in libavcodec/utils.c allows a NULL pointer dereference and possibly unspecified other impact when there is no valid close function pointer.

Solution(s)

  • ffmpeg-upgrade-3_4_7
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-4_0_5
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-4_1_5
  • ffmpeg-upgrade-4_2

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