GLSA-200708-02 : Xvid: Array indexing vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200708-02
(Xvid: Array indexing vulnerabilities)

Trixter Jack discovered an array indexing error in the
get_intra_block() function in the file src/bitstream/mbcoding.c. The
get_inter_block_h263() and get_inter_block_mpeg() functions in the same
file were also reported as vulnerable.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary
code by tricking a user or automated system into processing a malicious
video file with an application that makes use of the Xvid library.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Xvid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xvid-1.1.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25867 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3329

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