[FFmpeg-trac] #8259(undetermined:closed): A use-after-free bug in libavcodec/utils.c

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Sun Oct 13 16:47:39 EEST 2019

#8259: A use-after-free bug in libavcodec/utils.c
             Reporter:  wurongxin    |                    Owner:
                 Type:  defect       |                   Status:  closed
             Priority:  normal       |                Component:
                                     |  undetermined
              Version:  3.4.6        |               Resolution:  invalid
             Keywords:               |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
Changes (by mkver):

 * priority:  critical => normal
 * resolution:   => invalid
 * status:  new => closed
 * component:  avcodec => undetermined


 Having a dangling pointer and using it in a function call does not
 constitute a use-after-free; for this, one would have to try to access the
 (invalid) data at the place where the pointer points to.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/8259#comment:1>
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