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libvpx -- out-of-bounds write

Affected packages
libvpx < 1.4.0
firefox < 33.0,1
firefox-esr < 31.1.2,1
linux-firefox < 33.0,1
linux-seamonkey < 2.30
linux-thunderbird < 31.1.2
seamonkey < 2.30
thunderbird < 31.1.2
libxul < 31.1.2


VuXML ID 42c98cef-62b1-4b8b-9065-f4621e08d526
Discovery 2014-10-14
Entry 2015-08-12

The Mozilla Project reports:

Using the Address Sanitizer tool, security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team found an out-of-bounds write when buffering WebM format video containing frames with invalid tile sizes. This can lead to a potentially exploitable crash during WebM video playback.


CVE Name CVE-2014-1578