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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2018-20001

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published