Bug 1547349 (CVE-2018-6406) - CVE-2018-6406 libwebm: Out of bounds read in libwebm_util.cc:ParseVP9SuperFrameIndex() can lead to information leak or potential denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-6406 libwebm: Out of bounds read in libwebm_util.cc:ParseVP9SuperFra...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-6406
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1547350 1547351
Blocks: 1547356
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-02-21 03:59 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:41 UTC (History)
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Description Sam Fowler 2018-02-21 03:59:37 UTC
libwebm through versions 1.0.0.27, which is bundled in chromium, is vulnerable to an out of bounds read issue. The function common/libwebm_util.cc:ParseVP9SuperFrameIndex() does not validate child_frame_length data obtained from a .webm file, which can cause an information leak, denial of service or other potential unspecified impact.


Upstream Commit:

https://github.com/webmproject/libwebm/commit/8e88e04b07352f2ca449278b44a2d8ec7631bdcf

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-02-21 04:00:04 UTC
Created chromium tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1547350]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1547351]


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