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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2016-7785

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

The avi_read_seek function in "libavformat/avidec.c" in FFmpeg prior to 2.4.14, 2.5.x prior to 2.8.9, 2.9-dev prior to 3.0.4, 3.1.x prior to 3.1.4 and 3.2-dev allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assert fault) via a crafted AVI file.

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

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