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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2378-1 (ffmpeg)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to ffmpeg announced via advisory DSA 2378-1.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ffmpeg, a multimedia player, server and encoder. Multiple input validations in the decoders for QDM2, VP5, VP6, VMD and SVQ1 files could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 4:0.5.6-3. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4:0.7.3-1 of the libav source package.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)