GLSA-201101-03 : libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201101-03
(libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

libvpx is vulnerable to an integer overflow vulnerability when
processing crafted VP8 video streams.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201101-03.xml

Solution :

All libvpx users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libvpx-0.9.5'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these
packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51533 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4203