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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3973

cavsdec.c in libavcodec in FFmpeg before 0.7.4 and 0.8.x before 0.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect write operation and application crash) via an invalid bitstream in a Chinese AVS video (aka CAVS) file, related to the decode_residual_block, check_for_slice, and cavs_decode_frame functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3362.
Publish Date : 2011-10-02 Last Update Date : 2012-08-21
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2336-1 ffmpeg -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14770 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3973

# 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 Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ffmpeg Ffmpeg 28

- References For CVE-2011-3973
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:074 CONFIRM CONFIRM;a=commit;h=bd968d260aef322fb32e254a3de0d2036c57bd56 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3973

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