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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in ffmpeg. This affects an unknown part of the file "libavcodec/rpzaenc.c" of the component `QuickTime RPZA Video Encoder`. The manipulation of the argument `y_size` leads to out-of-bounds read. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. This issue affects versions prior to n5.1.3, n5.2-dev, and 6.x prior to n6.0.

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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published