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Secunia Security Advisory 46736

Secunia Security Advisory 46736
Posted Nov 8, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Some vulnerabilities have been reported in FFmpeg, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
MD5 | 8632e572f6743a89cb6ef7277ea54835

Secunia Security Advisory 46736

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TITLE:
FFmpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46736

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46736/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46736

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46736/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46736/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46736

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in FFmpeg, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and
potentially compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to various errors and can be
exploited to e.g. cause out-of-bounds reads and writes, double-frees,
and buffer overflows via e.g. specially crafted media content.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 0.7.7 and
0.8.6.

SOLUTION:
Update to versions 0.7.7 and 0.8.6.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://ffmpeg.org/#pr7dot7and8dot6

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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