Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : ffmpeg vulnerability (USN-630-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that ffmpeg did not correctly handle STR file
demuxing. If a user were tricked into processing a malicious STR file,
a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges
via applications linked against ffmpeg.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33759 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3162