FFmpeg 2.0 libavcodec/h64.c decode_slice_header memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in FFmpeg 2.0 (Multimedia Processing Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is the function decode_slice_header of the file libavcodec/h64.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product 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 availability.

The issue has been introduced in 07/11/2013. The weakness was disclosed 02/16/2014 by Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru) with Google Security Team as avcodec/h264: more completely check the loop filter parameters as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared for download at git.videolan.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-125010. 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 220 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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (91257).






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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Patch: git.videolan.org


07/11/2013 🔍
02/16/2014 +220 days 🔍
02/18/2014 +2 days 🔍
02/19/2014 +1 days 🔍
02/24/2014 +5 days 🔍
06/17/2022 +3035 days 🔍


Product: ffmpeg.org

Advisory: avcodec/h264: more completely check the loop filter parameters
Researcher: Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-125010 (🔍)
X-Force: 91257 - FFmpeg decode_slice_header() denial of service, Medium Risk
SecurityFocus: 65671 - FFmpeg Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 57066 - FFmpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities, Less Critical


Created: 02/24/2014 08:15 AM
Updated: 06/17/2022 11:29 PM
Changes: 02/24/2014 08:15 AM (57), 04/17/2019 07:24 AM (4), 06/17/2022 11:29 PM (3)
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Committer: olku
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