FFmpeg up to 1.1.1 libavcodec/huffyuvdec.c generate_joint_tables memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in FFmpeg up to 1.1.1 (Multimedia Processing Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function generate_joint_tables of the file libavcodec/huffyuvdec.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 02/06/2013 by Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru) with Google Security Team as 52093 as confirmed advisory (Secunia). It is possible to read the advisory at secunia.com. The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with the project team. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-0868 since 01/07/2013. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77122 (Debian DSA-3003-1 : libav - 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.

Upgrading to version 1.1.2 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at git.videolan.org. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at git.videolan.org. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 57600), X-Force (81973), Secunia (SA52093), SecurityTracker (ID 1028103) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45877). The entries 7505, 7624, 7625 and 7626 are pretty similar.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.2

VulDB Base Score: 8.6
VulDB Temp Score: 8.2
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 77122
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3003-1 : libav - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703003
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3003-1 (libav - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: FFmpeg 1.1.2
Patch: git.videolan.org


01/07/2013 🔍
01/29/2013 +22 days 🔍
02/06/2013 +8 days 🔍
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02/11/2013 +3 days 🔍
11/23/2013 +285 days 🔍
08/19/2014 +269 days 🔍
09/19/2016 +762 days 🔍
05/04/2021 +1688 days 🔍


Product: https://ffmpeg.org/

Advisory: 52093
Researcher: Mateusz Jurczyk/Gynvael Coldwind (j00ru)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-0868 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 57600 - FFmpeg Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 52093 - FFmpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 81973
SecurityTracker: 1028103 - FFmpeg Buffer and Integer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 45877 - FFmpeg Before 1.1.2, Critical
OSVDB: 90014

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Created: 02/11/2013 04:00 PM
Updated: 05/04/2021 03:30 PM
Changes: (3) source_nessus_risk exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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Committer: olku


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