Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : ffmpeg, ffmpeg-debian vulnerabilities (USN-734-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 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 certain
malformed Ogg Media (OGM) files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted Ogg Media file, an attacker could cause the application using
FFmpeg to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-4610)

It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain
parameters when creating DTS streams. If a user were tricked into
processing certain commands, an attacker could cause a denial of
service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user invoking the program. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 8.10. (CVE-2008-4866)

It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain
malformed DTS Coherent Acoustics (DCA) files. If a user were tricked
into opening a crafted DCA file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2008-4867)

It was discovered that FFmpeg did not correctly handle certain
malformed 4X movie (4xm) files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted 4xm file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-0385).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38037 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33502

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4610
CVE-2008-4866
CVE-2008-4867
CVE-2009-0385

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