Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ffmpeg (MDKSA-2006:173)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple buffer overflows in libavcodec in ffmpeg before
0.4.9_p20060530 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code via multiple unspecified vectors in
(1) dtsdec.c, (2) vorbis.c, (3) rm.c, (4)sierravmd.c, (5) smacker.c,
(6) tta.c, (7) 4xm.c, (8) alac.c, (9) cook.c, (10)shorten.c, (11)
smacker.c, (12) snow.c, and (13) tta.c. NOTE: it is likely that this
is a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-4048 and CVE-2006-2802.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24559 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-173.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4800

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