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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:173: ffmpeg

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ffmpeg package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:173 (ffmpeg).

Multiple buffer overflows in libavcodec in ffmpeg before
0.4.9_p20060530 permit remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code via multiple unspecified vectors in (1)
dtsdec.c, (2) vorbis.c, (3) rm.c, (4)sierravmd.c, (5) smacker.c, (6)
tta.c, (7) 4xm.c, (8) alac.c, (9) cook.c, (10)shorten.c, (11)
smacker.c, (12) snow.c, and (13) tta.c. NOTE: it is likely that this is
a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-4048 and CVE-2006-2802.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:173
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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