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Integer Overflow or Wraparound

CVE-2016-9822

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Integer overflow in libavcodec/mpeg12dec.c in libav 11.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted file.

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

CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published