Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : libav vulnerabilities (USN-1478-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed DV files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted DV 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. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2011-3929, CVE-2011-3936)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed NSV files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted NSV 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. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2011-3940)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed Kega Game Video (KGV1) files. If a user were
tricked into opening a crafted Kega Game Video (KGV1) 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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu
11.10. (CVE-2011-3945)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed MJPEG-B files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted MJPEG-B 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. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2011-3947)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed DPCM files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted DPCM 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. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2011-3951)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that Libav incorrectly
handled certain malformed KMVC files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted KMVC 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. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2011-3952)

Jeong Wook Oh discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain
malformed ASF files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted ASF
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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.10.
(CVE-2011-4031)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
Westwood SNDx files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
Westwood SNDx 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. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0848)

Diana Elena Muscalu discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain
malformed AAC files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted AAC
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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0850)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
H.264 files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted H.264 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-2012-0851)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
ADPCM files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted ADPCM 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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu
11.10. (CVE-2012-0852)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
Atrac 3 files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Atrac 3
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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0853)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
Shorten files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Shorten
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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0858)

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
Vorbis files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Vorbis
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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 11.04 and
Ubuntu 11.10. (CVE-2012-0859)

Fabian Yamaguchi discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain
malformed VQA files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted VQA
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-2012-0947).

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false