Ubuntu USN-734-1 (ffmpeg-debian)

Published: 2009-03-19 23:52:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Technical Details:
It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain malformed Ogg Media (OGM) files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Ogg Media file, an attacker could cause the application using FFmpeg to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-4610) It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain parameters when creating DTS streams. If a user were tricked into processing certain commands, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.10. (CVE-2008-4866) It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain malformed DTS Coherent Acoustics (DCA) files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted DCA file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2008-4867) It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain malformed 4X movie (4xm) files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted 4xm file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-0385)

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ffmpeg-debian announced via advisory USN-734-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 7.10: libavcodec1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu4.2 libavformat1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu4.2 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libavcodec1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu7.3 libavformat1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu7.3 Ubuntu 8.10: libavcodec51 3:0.svn20080206-12ubuntu3.1 libavformat52 3:0.svn20080206-12ubuntu3.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-734-1

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-2008-4610
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4866
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4867
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0385
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0587
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4316

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-734-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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