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A vulnerability was found in FFmpeg (Multimedia Processing Software) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in libavcodec/wmalosslessdec.c in FFmpeg before 0.11 have unknown impact and attack vectors, related to (1) "some subframes only encode some channels" or (2) a large order value.

The weakness was presented 09/10/2012 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2012-2785 since 05/19/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 70647 (GLSA-201310-12 : FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (78490) and Tenable (70647).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.8

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 70647
Nessus Name: GLSA-201310-12 : FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Patch: 326f7a68bbd429c63fd2f19f4050658982b5b081


09/16/2009 🔍
05/19/2012 +976 days 🔍
06/07/2012 +19 days 🔍
09/10/2012 +95 days 🔍
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04/24/2014 +591 days 🔍
03/24/2015 +334 days 🔍
12/13/2021 +2456 days 🔍



Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-2785 (🔍)
X-Force: 78490
Vulnerability Center: 44229 - FFmpeg <0.11 Unspecified Remote Vulnerability in wmalosslessdec.c, Critical
SecurityFocus: 55355
Secunia: 36760 - FFmpeg "vmd_read_header()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability, Moderately Critical


Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/13/2021 02:40 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (55), 05/26/2017 03:45 AM (6), 12/13/2021 02:39 PM (4), 12/13/2021 02:40 PM (1)
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