[FFmpeg-trac] #5992(avformat:open): Heap-overflow in http.c results Remote Code Execution

FFmpeg trac at avcodec.org
Mon Dec 5 11:51:35 EET 2016

#5992: Heap-overflow in http.c results Remote Code Execution
             Reporter:  paulch       |                    Owner:
                 Type:  defect       |                   Status:  open
             Priority:  critical     |                Component:  avformat
              Version:  git-master   |               Resolution:
             Keywords:  http crash   |               Blocked By:
  SIGSEGV                            |  Reproduced by developer:  1
             Blocking:               |
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
Changes (by cehoyos):

 * keywords:   => http crash SIGSEGV
 * status:  new => open
 * reproduced:  0 => 1


 Replying to [ticket:5992 paulch]:

 > But for now simple quick fix could be making chunksize unsigned long

 I believe all valid bug reports on this bug tracker are very much
 appreciated, no matter if security relevant or not but I don't understand
 why you didn't send a patch with this change to the development mailing

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/5992#comment:4>
FFmpeg <https://ffmpeg.org>
FFmpeg issue tracker

More information about the FFmpeg-trac mailing list