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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2494-1 (ffmpeg)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to ffmpeg announced via advisory DSA 2494-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that ffmpeg, Debian's version of the libav media codec suite, contains vulnerabilities in the DPCM codecs (CVE-2011-3951), H.264 (CVE-2012-0851), ADPCM (CVE-2012-0852), and the KMVC decoder (CVE-2011-3952). In addition, this update contains bug fixes from the libav 0.5.9 upstream release. For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 4:0.5.9-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 6:0.8.3-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)