FFmpeg 2.0 Truemotion1 truemotion1_decode_header memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in FFmpeg 2.0 (Multimedia Processing Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function truemotion1_decode_header of the component Truemotion1 Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The issue has been introduced in 07/11/2013. The weakness was released 02/06/2014 as truemotion1: check the header size as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared at git.videolan.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-125023. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 210 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at git.videolan.org. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (91081). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 12293, 12294, 12295 and 12296.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Patch: git.videolan.org


07/11/2013 🔍
02/06/2014 +210 days 🔍
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02/14/2014 +8 days 🔍
06/18/2022 +3046 days 🔍


Product: ffmpeg.org

Advisory: truemotion1: check the header size
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-125023 (🔍)
X-Force: 91081 - FFmpeg truemotion1_decode_header() denial of service, Medium Risk
Secunia: 56838 - FFmpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical

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Created: 02/14/2014 09:18 AM
Updated: 06/18/2022 08:28 AM
Changes: 02/14/2014 09:18 AM (44), 04/16/2019 11:20 AM (8), 06/18/2022 08:28 AM (3)
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