Vulnerability CVE-2019-9718


Published: 2019-03-12

Description:
In FFmpeg 4.1, a denial of service in the subtitle decoder allows attackers to hog the CPU via a crafted video file in Matroska format, because ff_htmlmarkup_to_ass in libavcodec/htmlsubtitles.c has a complex format argument to sscanf.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Ffmpeg -> Ffmpeg 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107382
https://git.ffmpeg.org/gitweb/ffmpeg.git/commit/1f00c97bc3475c477f3c468cf2d924d5761d0982
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/May/60
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3967-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4449

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