Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : libav vulnerabilities (USN-1705-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Libav incorrectly handled certain malformed
media files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted media 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 libavcodec53 and / or libavformat53 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 : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64283 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55355
56903

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2783
CVE-2012-2791
CVE-2012-2797
CVE-2012-2798
CVE-2012-2801
CVE-2012-2802
CVE-2012-2803
CVE-2012-2804
CVE-2012-5144