Debian: DSA-2471-1: ffmpeg security update

    Date13 May 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/ demuxers for Westwood Studios VQA, Apple MJPEG-B, Theora, Matroska, Vorbis, Sony ATRAC3, DV, NSV, files could lead to the execution of
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2471-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 13, 2012                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ffmpeg
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3892 CVE-2011-3893 CVE-2011-3895 CVE-2011-3929 
                     CVE-2011-3936 CVE-2011-3940 CVE-2011-3947 CVE-2012-0853 
                     CVE-2012-0947
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in FFmpeg, a multimedia 
    player, server and encoder. Multiple input validations in the decoders/
    demuxers for Westwood Studios VQA, Apple MJPEG-B, Theora, Matroska, 
    Vorbis, Sony ATRAC3, DV, NSV, files could lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    
    These issues were discovered by Aki Helin, Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael 
    Coldwind, and Michael Niedermayer.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:0.5.8-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6:0.8.2-1 of libav.
    
    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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