Debian: DSA-2378-1: ffmpeg security update

    Date03 Jan 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ffmpeg, a multimedia player, server and encoder. Multiple input validations in the decoders for QDM2, VP5, VP6, VMD and SVQ1 files could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2378-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 03, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ffmpeg
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4351 CVE-2011-4353 CVE-2011-4364 CVE-2011-4579 
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ffmpeg, a multimedia 
    player, server and encoder. Multiple input validations in the decoders
    for QDM2, VP5, VP6, VMD and SVQ1 files could lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:0.5.6-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:0.7.3-1 of the libav source package.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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