FreeBSD : faad2 -- heap overflow vulnerability (445ed958-b0d9-11dd-a55e-00163e000016)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

CVE reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the decodeMP4file function
(frontend/main.c) in FAAD2 2.6.1 and earlier allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary
code via a crafted MPEG-4 (MP4) file.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=499899
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200811-03.xml
http://www.nessus.org/u?36294894

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34762 (freebsd_pkg_445ed958b0d911dda55e00163e000016.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4201

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