OSVDB ID: 81062

Title: FFmpeg libswscale/utils.c sws_init_context() Function Scale Data Decoding Remote Overflow

Info

Disclosure

Mar 27, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Mar 27, 2012

Description

FFmpeg is prone to an overflow condition. The sws_init_context() function in libswscale/utils.c fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in an integer overflow. The program does not properly decode certain scale data, allowing a remote attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.10.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

FFmpeg Project

FFmpeg

0.10

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/81062