Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Ubuntu Local Security Checks >> USN230-1 : ffmpeg vulnerability


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

Cables, Connectors

HPE 878488-S01 PROLIANT MICRO TOWER SERVER GEN10 SMART BUY-1X AMD OPTERON QUAD-C
$670.0
HPE 878488-S01 PROLIANT MICRO TOWER SERVER GEN10 SMART BUY-1X AMD OPTERON QUAD-C pictureHPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Ultra Micro Tower Server - 2.10 GHz - 8 GB SDRAM
$599.99
HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Ultra Micro Tower Server - 2.10 GHz - 8 GB SDRAM pictureNew TYAN S5510GM3NR Micro ATX Server Motherboard LGA 1155 Intel C204 DDR3 1600
$53.99
New TYAN S5510GM3NR Micro ATX Server Motherboard LGA 1155 Intel C204 DDR3 1600 pictureIntel Xeon E3 1265L v2 2.5GHz 4Core/8Thread LGA1155 For microserver gen8 etc..
$155.0
Intel Xeon E3 1265L v2 2.5GHz 4Core/8Thread LGA1155 For microserver gen8 etc.. picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.