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Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


A vulnerability was found in FFmpeg 2.0. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown function of the file libavcodec/dxtroy.c. The manipulation leads to integer coercion error. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue.

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CWE-681 - Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types

When converting from one data type to another, such as long to integer, data can be omitted or translated in a way that produces unexpected values. If the resulting values are used in a sensitive context, then dangerous behaviors may occur.


Advisory Timeline

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