GLSA-200609-09 : FFmpeg: Buffer overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-09
(FFmpeg: Buffer overflows)

FFmpeg contains buffer overflows in the AVI processing code.

Impact :

An attacker could trigger the buffer overflows by enticing a user to
load a specially crafted AVI file in an application using the FFmpeg
library. This might result in the execution of arbitrary code in the
context of the running application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200609-09.xml

Solution :

All FFmpeg users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/ffmpeg-0.4.9_p20060530'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22354 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4799
CVE-2006-4800