CVE-2018-1999012

NameCVE-2018-1999012
DescriptionFFmpeg before commit 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 contains a CWE-835: Infinite loop vulnerability in pva format demuxer that can result in a Vulnerability that allows attackers to consume excessive amount of resources like CPU and RAM. This attack appear to be exploitable via specially crafted PVA file has to be provided as input. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 and later.
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)
ReferencesDSA-4249-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:4.0.3-1fixed
libav (PTS)jessie (security), jessie6:11.12-1~deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:4.0.2-1high
ffmpegsourcestretch7:3.2.11-1~deb9u1highDSA-4249-1
libavsource(unstable)(unfixed)high

Notes

https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e

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