Debian Security Advisory DSA 1781-1 (ffmpeg-debian)

Published: 2009-05-05 14:00:35
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201781-1

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ffmpeg, a multimedia player, server and encoder. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-0385 It was discovered that watching a malformed 4X movie file could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-3162 It was discovered that using a crafted STR file can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.cvs20060823-8+etch1. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 0.svn20080206-17+lenny1. For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.svn20080206-16. We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg-debian Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ffmpeg-debian announced via advisory DSA 1781-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0385
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3162

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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