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Vulnerability of FFmpeg: NULL pointer dereference via ff_mpeg4_decode_picture_header

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ff_mpeg4_decode_picture_header() of FFmpeg, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: SLES.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 05/12/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-13301, SUSE-SU-2019:3184-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31068.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ff_mpeg4_decode_picture_header() of FFmpeg, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

SUSE LE 15: new ffmpeg packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: ffmpeg 3.4.2-4.27.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: ffmpeg 3.4.2-4.27.1
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