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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN230-1 : ffmpeg vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ffmpeg vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- ffmpeg
- kino
- libavcodec-dev
- libavformat-dev
- libpostproc-dev


Description :

Simon Kilvington discovered a buffer overflow in the
avcodec_default_get_buffer() function of the ffmpeg library. By
tricking an user into opening a malicious movie which contains
specially crafted PNG images, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the user's rights.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- ffmpeg-0.cvs20050121-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kino-0.75-6ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libavcodec-dev-0.cvs20050121-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libavformat-dev-0.cvs20050121-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpostproc-dev-0.cvs20050121-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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