Debian: DSA-2494-1: ffmpeg security update

    Date14 Jun 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that ffmpeg, Debian's version of the libav media codec suite, contains vulnerabilities in the DPCM codecs (CVE-2011-3951), H.264 (CVE-2012-0851), ADPCM (CVE-2012-0852), and the KMVC decoder (CVE-2011-3952).
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2494-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    June 14, 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-2011-3951 CVE-2011-3952 CVE-2012-0851 CVE-2012-0852
    
    It was discovered that ffmpeg, Debian's version of the libav media
    codec suite, contains vulnerabilities in the DPCM codecs
    (CVE-2011-3951), H.264 (CVE-2012-0851), ADPCM (CVE-2012-0852), and the
    KMVC decoder (CVE-2011-3952).
    
    In addition, this update contains bug fixes from the libav 0.5.9
    upstream release.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
    in version 4:0.5.9-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 6:0.8.3-1.
    
    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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