Bug 1708097 (CVE-2019-9718) - CVE-2019-9718 ffmpeg: denial of service in subtitle decoder allows attackers to hog CPU via crafted video file
Summary: CVE-2019-9718 ffmpeg: denial of service in subtitle decoder allows attackers ...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-9718
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1708110
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Reported: 2019-05-09 07:15 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2021-02-16 21:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-05-14 15:44:26 UTC
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-05-09 07:15:09 UTC
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.

Upstream commit:
https://git.ffmpeg.org/gitweb/ffmpeg.git/commitdiff/1f00c97bc3475c477f3c468cf2d924d5761d0982?hp=7246bf365a1f2f12f1e7f1162aef8930924866dc

Comment 1 Stefan Cornelius 2019-05-14 15:44:29 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of qffmpeg as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.


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