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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   FFmpeg Vendors:
FFmpeg jpeg2000_decode_tile() Array Access Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034923
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2213   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 3 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.8.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in FFmpeg. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted JPEG 2000 file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an out-of-bounds array read access error and cause the target application to crash.

The vulnerability resides in the jpeg2000_decode_tile() function in 'libavcodec/jpeg2000dec.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:;a=commit;h=0aada30510d809bccfd539a90ea37b61188f2cb4

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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