Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ffmpeg (MDVSA-2009:297-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in ffmpeg :

- The ffmpeg lavf demuxer allows user-assisted attackers
to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
crafted GIF file (CVE-2008-3230)

- FFmpeg 0.4.9, as used by MPlayer, allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption) via unknown vectors, aka a Tcp/udp
memory leak. (CVE-2008-4869)

- Integer signedness error in the fourxm_read_header
function in libavformat/4xm.c in FFmpeg before revision
16846 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a malformed 4X movie file with a large current_track
value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference

The updated packages fix this issue.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42809 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-297.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33502

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3230

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