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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   FFmpeg Vendors:
FFmpeg Array Access Errors Let Remote Users Cause the Target Application to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034539
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8661, CVE-2015-8662, CVE-2015-8663   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 24 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in FFmpeg. A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user or application, will trigger an out-of-bounds array access error and cause the target application to crash.

The processing of H.264 data by the h264_slice_header_init function() in 'libavcodec/h264_slice.c' is affected [CVE-2015-8661].

The processing of JPEG 2000 data by the ff_dwt_decode() function in 'libavcodec/jpeg2000dwt.c' is affected [CVE-2015-8662].

The processing of '.mov' files by the ff_get_buffer() function in 'libavcodec/utils.c' is affected [CVE-2015-8663].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued source code fixes, available at:;a=commit;h=4ea4d2f438c9a7eba37980c9a87be4b34943e4d5;a=commit;h=75422280fbcdfbe9dc56bde5525b4d8b280f1bc5;a=commit;h=abee0a1c60612e8638640a8a3738fffb65e16dbf

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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