CVE-2018-12459

NameCVE-2018-12459
DescriptionAn inconsistent bits-per-sample value in the ff_mpeg4_decode_picture_header function in libavcodec/mpeg4videodec.c in FFmpeg 4.0 may trigger an assertion violation while converting a crafted AVI file to MPEG4, leading to a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)buster7:4.1.9-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)7:4.1.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye7:4.3.6-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm7:5.1.4-0+deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)7:5.1.5-0+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie7:6.1.1-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsourceexperimental7:4.0.1-1low
ffmpegsourcestretch(not affected)
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:4.0.1-2low

Notes

[stretch] - ffmpeg <not-affected> (Studio profile not yet supported)
https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/2fc108f60f98cd00813418a8754a46476b404a3c

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