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GStreamer AV1 Video Parsing Stack-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2024-0444]

CVE number = CVE-2024-0444

CVSS Score = 7.5

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of GStreamer.

Interaction with this library is required to exploit this vulnerability but attack vectors may vary depending on the implementation.

The specific flaw exists within the parsing of tile list data within AV1-encoded video files.

The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length stack-based buffer.

An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.


GStreamer has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.
More details can be found at:
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gstreamer/-/commit/f368d63ecd89e01fd2cf0b1c4def5fc782b2c390

Jason Davies

I am one of the editors here at www.systemtek.co.uk I am a UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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