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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2016-7122

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

The avi_read_nikon function in libavformat/avidec.c in FFmpeg before 3.1.4 is vulnerable to infinite loop when it decodes an AVI file that has a crafted 'nctg' structure.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published