Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : ffmpeg, ffmpeg-debian regression (USN-931-2)

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 :

USN-931-1 fixed vulnerabilities in FFmpeg. The update introduced a
regression when trying to play certain multimedia files. This update
fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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 :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46014 ()

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