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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   FFmpeg Vendors:   ffmpeg.sourceforge.net
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) FFmpeg Motion JPEG Processing Flaw in ff_mjpeg_decode_sof() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035465
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035465
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1872   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 4 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.5.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in FFmpeg. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted Montion JPEG data that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an out-of-bounds array access in ff_mjpeg_decode_sof() in 'libavcodec/mjpegdec.c' and cause denial of service conditions.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2944-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2944-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 27 2015 FFmpeg Motion JPEG Processing Flaw in ff_mjpeg_decode_sof() Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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