CVE-2014-9598

NameCVE-2014-9598
DescriptionThe picture_Release function in misc/picture.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (write access violation) via a crafted M2V file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Notes

https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/13390
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/72
This was originally reported for VLC; but upstream states that it is in libavcodec
This seems to be Windows-specific issue, the reported error couldn't be reproduced
with any ffmpeg release and libav/0.8.

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