GPAC 0.7.1 MP4Box isomedia/box_dump.c hdlr_dump memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in GPAC 0.7.1. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is the function hdlr_dump of the file isomedia/box_dump.c of the component MP4Box. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 06/28/2018. The weakness was shared 06/29/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-13006 since 06/29/2018. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111169 (Debian DLA-1432-1 : gpac security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 197410 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Gpac Vulnerabilities (USN-3926-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 3 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111169). The entries 114117 and 120103 are related to this item.




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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 111169
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1432-1 : gpac security update
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06/28/2018 🔍
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Advisory: USN-3926-1
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-13006 (🔍)
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Created: 06/30/2018 08:51 AM
Updated: 03/29/2023 02:09 PM
Changes: 06/30/2018 08:51 AM (72), 02/23/2020 11:41 AM (3), 03/29/2023 02:09 PM (5)
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