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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2014-8541): Libav vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2014-8541): Libav vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/05/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2016
Modified
09/19/2017

Description

libavcodec/mjpegdec.c in FFmpeg before 2.4.2 considers only dimension differences, and not bits-per-pixel differences, when determining whether an image size has changed, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted MJPEG data.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libavcodec53
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libavformat53

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