CVE-2015-6824

HIGH

Description

The sws_init_context function in libswscale/utils.c in FFmpeg before 2.7.2 does not initialize certain pixbuf data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted video data.

References

http://ffmpeg.org/security.html

http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=a5d44d5c220e12ca0cb7a4eceb0f74759cb13111

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033483

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2944-1

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/12/msg00010.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-09-06

Updated: 2018-12-21

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH