FFmpeg 2.0 libavcodec/snow.h add_yblock memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in FFmpeg 2.0 (Multimedia Processing Software). This affects the function add_yblock of the file libavcodec/snow.h. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The issue has been introduced in 07/11/2013. The weakness was presented 02/16/2014 by Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru) with Google Security Team as avcodec/snow: split block clipping checks as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared at git.videolan.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-125009. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, 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 (91258). See 12389, 12390, 12391 and 12392 for similar entries.

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  • open-source

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

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.6
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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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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Patch
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Patch: git.videolan.org

Timelineinfo

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 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Product: ffmpeg.org

Advisory: avcodec/snow: split block clipping checks
Researcher: Mateusz Jurczyk/Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-125009 (🔍)
X-Force: 91258 - FFmpeg add_yblock() denial of service, Medium Risk
SecurityFocus: 65671 - FFmpeg Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 57066 - FFmpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities, Less Critical

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Entryinfo

Created: 02/24/2014 08:18 AM
Updated: 06/17/2022 11:28 PM
Changes: 02/24/2014 08:18 AM (56), 04/17/2019 07:50 AM (4), 06/17/2022 11:28 PM (3)
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Committer: olku

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