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Reachable Assertion

CVE-2018-13304

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

In libavcodec in FFmpeg 4.0.1, improper maintenance of the consistency between the context profile field and studio_profile in libavcodec may trigger an assertion failure while converting a crafted AVI file to MPEG4, leading to a denial of service, related to error_resilience.c, h263dec.c, and mpeg4videodec.c.

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

CWE-617 - Reachable Assertion

The product contains an assert() or similar statement that can be triggered by an attacker, which leads to an application exit or other behavior that is more severe than necessary.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published