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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in ffmpeg. This vulnerability affects the function `smc_encode_stream` of the file "libavcodec/smcenc.c" of the component `QuickTime Graphics Video Encoder`. The manipulation of the argument `y_size` leads to out-of-bounds read. The attack can be initiated remotely. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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