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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2015-1872): Libav vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2015-1872): Libav vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/26/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2016
Modified
09/25/2017

Description

The ff_mjpeg_decode_sof function in libavcodec/mjpegdec.c in FFmpeg before 2.5.4 does not validate the number of components in a JPEG-LS Start Of Frame segment, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted Motion JPEG data.

Solution(s)

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

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