Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : ffmpeg vulnerability (USN-630-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 33759
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that ffmpeg did not correctly handle 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.