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Bug 692418 (CVE-2019-12730) - <media-video/ffmpeg-{3.2.14,4.1.4: multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: <media-video/ffmpeg-{3.2.14,4.1.4: multiple vulnerabilities
Alias: CVE-2019-12730
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on: CVE-2019-13390, CVE-2019-17539, CVE-2019-17542
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Reported: 2019-08-18 07:05 UTC by Teika kazura
Modified: 2020-03-30 15:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Teika kazura 2019-08-18 07:05:39 UTC
aa_read_header in libavformat/aadec.c in FFmpeg before 3.2.14 and 4.x before 4.1.4 does not check for sscanf failure and consequently allows use of uninitialized variables.

See e.g.,

Impact: Critical (cvss v3.0) / high (cvss v2.0)

Best regards.
Comment 1 Teika kazura 2020-01-23 07:23:50 UTC
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2020-03-20 05:21:18 UTC
This should of been stable, resetting it with depends on 711144 which is undergoing stabilization.

Added to an existing GLSA Request.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2020-03-30 15:07:11 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 202003-65 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).