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FreeBSD: libvpx -- buffer overflow in vp9_init_context_buffers (CVE-2015-4506)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/12/2015
Modified
11/12/2015

Description

Buffer overflow in the vp9_init_context_buffers function in libvpx, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 41.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted VP9 file.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-libvpx

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