Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ffmpeg (MDVSA-2008:157)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was found in how ffmpeg handled STR file demuxing. If
a user were tricked into processing a malicious STR file, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges via
applications linked against ffmpeg (CVE-2008-3162).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36794 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-157.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3162

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