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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2017-9608

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

The dnxhd decoder in FFmpeg before 3.2.6, and 3.3.x before 3.3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted mov file.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published