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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-16840

The VC-2 Video Compression encoder in FFmpeg 3.0 and 3.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) because of incorrect buffer padding for non-Haar wavelets, related to libavcodec/vc2enc.c and libavcodec/vc2enc_dwt.c.
Publish Date : 2017-11-21 Last Update Date : 2021-02-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-16840

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 2

- References For CVE-2017-16840

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4049
DEBIAN DSA-4049
http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=commit;h=a94cb36ab2ad99d3a1331c9f91831ef593d94f74
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101924
BID 101924 FFmpeg CVE-2017-16840 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-11-30
https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/commit/94e538aebbc9f9c529e8b1f2eda860cfb8c473b1 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-16840

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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