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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1fixed
buster7:4.0.2-1fixed
sid7:4.0.2-2fixed

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

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

Notes

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

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