Improper Input Validation Affecting ffmpeg Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=2.2, <2.8.3

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  • snyk-id


  • published

    2 Oct 2019

  • disclosed

    16 Nov 2015

  • credit


How to fix?

Upgrade FFmpeg to version 2.8.3 or higher.


FFmpeg is a FFmpeg static library ruby binding that is compiled for iOS and CocoaPods.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. FFmpeg is vulnerable to denial of service (DoS) attacks and possibly other attacks. A malicious user can pass amalicious CCITT FAX data to the system that can cause an out-of-bounds array access that can cause the system to crash.