CVE-2018-18829

NameCVE-2018-18829
DescriptionThere exists a NULL pointer dereference in ff_vc1_parse_frame_header_adv in vc1.c in Libav 12.3, which allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service through a crafted aac file.
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The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[jessie] - libav <postponed> (Minor issue, clean crash, no patch)
https://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1136
ffmpeg PoC crash fixed but different vector:
https://git.ffmpeg.org/gitweb/ffmpeg.git/commitdiff/c79cf0129edafc388ba1c47cd7b6a620557e48de

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