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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2015-6824

Severity High
Score 7.3/10

Summary

The "sws_init_context" function in "libswscale/utils.c" in FFmpeg before 2.4.11, 2.5.x before 2.5.8, 2.6.x before 2.6.4 , 2.7.x before 2.7.2 , 2.8.x before 2.8 does not initialize certain pixbuf data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted video data.

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  • NETWORK
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  • UNCHANGED
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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published