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Vulnerability Assessment Details
GStreamer FFmpeg plugin: Heap-based buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200602-01
(GStreamer FFmpeg test: Heap-based buffer overflow)
The GStreamer FFmpeg test contains derived code from the FFmpeg
library, which is vulnerable to a heap overflow in the
"avcodec_default_get_buffer()" function discovered by Simon Kilvington
(see GLSA 200601-06).
A remote attacker could entice a user to run an application using
the GStreamer FFmpeg test on a maliciously crafted PIX_FMT_PAL8
format image file (like PNG images), possibly leading to the execution
of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GStreamer FFmpeg test users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-tests/gst-tests-ffmpeg-0.8.7-r1"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi
|Lenovo Flex3 1480 80R3 14"USB Audio Card Reader Board w/Cable 448.03N01.0011 ER*
|LENOVO THINKSERVER RD650 E5-2620V4 2.1GHZ 48GB 3 X 1TB SATA
|LENOVO THINKSERVER RD650 E5-2697V3 2.6GHZ 24GB 8 X 1TB SATA
|IBM Combined Function PCI-X Board - 64MB AS/400 2844 9406 97P26 97P2695 53P4930
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