FreeBSD : ffmpeg -- 4xm processing memory corruption vulnerability (6733e1bf-125f-11de-a964-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

Tobias Klein has reported a vulnerability in FFmpeg, which potentially
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application
using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to a signedness error within the
'fourxm_read_header()' function in libavformat/4xm.c. This can be
exploited to corrupt arbitrary memory via a specially crafted 4xm
file.

See also :

http://trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2009-004.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?d191ecd4

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35938 (freebsd_pkg_6733e1bf125f11dea9640030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33502

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0385

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