Ubuntu 10.10 : libvpx vulnerability (USN-1015-1)

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 :

Christoph Diehl discovered that libvpx did not properly perform bounds
checking. If an application using libvpx opened a specially crafted
WebM file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute code as the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50559 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4203