An integer underflow vulnerability exists in pixel-a.asm, the x86 assembly code for planeClipAndMax() in MulticoreWare x265 through 2.4, as used by the x265_encoder_encode dependency in libbpg and other products. A small picture can cause an integer underflow, which leads to a Denial of Service in the process of encoding.
Published 2017-05-11 20:29:00
Updated 2020-09-02 19:12:25
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-8906

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 19 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-8906

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-8906

  • The product subtracts one value from another, such that the result is less than the minimum allowable integer value, which produces a value that is not equal to the correct result.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-8906

Products affected by CVE-2017-8906

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