Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : ffmpeg, ffmpeg-debian vulnerabilities (USN-931-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues when
handling certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening
a crafted multimedia 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.

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 : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45575 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36465

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4632
CVE-2009-4633
CVE-2009-4634
CVE-2009-4635
CVE-2009-4637
CVE-2009-4638
CVE-2009-4639
CVE-2009-4640