VDB-87976 · CVE-2016-3062 · OpenVAS 703603

Ffmpeg/Libav MP4 File libavformat/mov.c mov_read_dref memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Ffmpeg and Libav (Multimedia Processing Software) (version unknown). This vulnerability affects the function mov_read_dref of the file libavformat/mov.c of the component MP4 File 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 confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 06/16/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at libav.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-3062 since 03/09/2016. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91616 (Debian DSA-3603-1 : 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 and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (91616).





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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.6

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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: 91616
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3603-1 : libav - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703603
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3603-1 (libav - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: 7e01d48cfd168c3dfc663f03a3b6a98e0ecba328


03/09/2016 🔍
06/14/2016 +97 days 🔍
06/15/2016 +1 days 🔍
06/16/2016 +1 days 🔍
06/16/2016 +0 days 🔍
06/17/2016 +1 days 🔍
08/24/2022 +2259 days 🔍


Product: ffmpeg.org

Advisory: 689e59b7ffed34eba6159dcc78e87133862e3746
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-3062 (🔍)


Created: 06/17/2016 04:42 PM
Updated: 08/24/2022 08:38 AM
Changes: 06/17/2016 04:42 PM (60), 01/26/2019 11:34 AM (11), 08/24/2022 08:38 AM (6)
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