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Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 13:52:04 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Hanno Böck <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: ffmpeg before 0.7.8 and 0.8.7  2
 buffer overflows and out-of-bounds read

On 11/23/2011 05:23 AM, Hanno Böck wrote:
> New ffmpeg releases contain a couple of security fixes:
> 1) An error within the QDM2 decoder (libavcodec/qdm2.c) can be
> exploited to cause a buffer overflow.
> 2) An integer overflow error within the "vp3_dequant()" function
> (libavcodec/vp3.c) can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.
> 3) Errors within the "av_image_fill_pointers()", the
> "vp5_parse_coeff()", and the "vp6_parse_coeff()" functions can be
> exploited to trigger out-of-bounds reads.
> Please assign CVEs.
> Maybe someone wants to have a look if other issues in those releases are
> security relevant:
This would be the original advisory


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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