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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2161

The ape_read_header function in ape.c in libavformat in FFmpeg before 0.5.4, as used in MPlayer, VideoLAN VLC media player, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an APE (aka Monkey's Audio) file that contains a header but no frames.
Publish Date : 2011-05-20 Last Update Date : 2011-05-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2161

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.4.9 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mplayerhq Mplayer Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 18
Mplayerhq Mplayer 1
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2011-2161 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2161

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