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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0947

Heap-based buffer overflow in the vqa_decode_chunk function in the VQA codec (vqavideo.c) in libavcodec in Libav 0.5.x before 0.5.9, 0.6.x before 0.6.6, 0.7.x before 0.7.6, and 0.8.x before 0.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted VQA media file in which the image size is not a multiple of the block size.
Publish Date : 2012-08-20 Last Update Date : 2012-11-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2471-1 ffmpeg - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18368 unix
USN-1479-1 -- ffmpeg vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17815 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0947

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libav Libav 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libav Libav 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libav Libav 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libav Libav 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libav Libav 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libav Libav 0.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Libav Libav 0.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Libav Libav 0.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Libav Libav 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Libav Libav 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Libav Libav 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Libav Libav 0.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Libav Libav 0.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Libav Libav 0.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Libav Libav 0.7 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Libav Libav 0.7 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Libav Libav 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Libav Libav 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Libav Libav 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Libav Libav 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Libav Libav 0.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Libav Libav 0.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Libav Libav 0.8 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Libav Libav 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Libav Libav 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libav Libav 25

- References For CVE-2012-0947 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=58b2e0f0f2fc96c1158e04f8aba95cbe6157a1a3 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20120503 Security issue in libav/ffmpeg
BID 53389 FFmpeg libavcodec 'vqavideo.c' '.vaq' File Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2013-10-28

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0947

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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