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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

10 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)