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In Libav through 11.11 and 12.x through 12.1, the smacker_decode_tree function in libavcodec/smacker.c does not properly restrict tree recursion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bitstream.c:build_table() out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted Smacker stream.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Component: libav
Publish Date: Nov 13, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Nov 18, 2017

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