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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0859

The render_line function in the vorbis codec (vorbis.c) in libavcodec in FFmpeg before 0.9.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Vorbis file, related to a large multiplier. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-3893.
Publish Date : 2012-08-20 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-1479-1 -- ffmpeg vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17815 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0859

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 14

- References For CVE-2012-0859 CONFIRM
XF ffmpeg-renderline-code-exec(78925)
MLIST [oss-security] 20120214 Re: CVE Requests for FFmpeg 0.9.1
UBUNTU USN-1479-1;a=commitdiff;h=6fcf2bb8af0e7d6bb179e71e67e5fab8ef0d2ec2 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0859

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