Upstream information

CVE-2018-1999012 at MITRE


FFmpeg before commit 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 contains a CWE-835: Infinite loop vulnerability in pva format demuxer that can result in a Vulnerability that allows attackers to consume excessive amount of resources like CPU and RAM. This attack appear to be exploitable via specially crafted PVA file has to be provided as input. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 9807d3976be0e92e4ece3b4b1701be894cd7c2e1 and later.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 3.3
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1102688 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • ffmpeg >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavcodec57 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavutil-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavutil55 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libpostproc-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libpostproc54 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libswresample-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libswresample2 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libswscale-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libswscale4 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • ffmpeg >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavcodec-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavformat-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavformat57 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavresample-devel >= 3.4.2-4.5.1
  • libavresample3 >= 3.4.2-4.5.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA ffmpeg Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA ffmpeg Released