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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1479-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1479-1
Posted Jun 18, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1479-1 - Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed DV files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted DV file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed NSV files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted NSV file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2011-3940, CVE-2011-3947, CVE-2011-3951, CVE-2011-3952, CVE-2012-0851, CVE-2012-0852, CVE-2012-0853, CVE-2012-0858, CVE-2012-0859, CVE-2012-0947, CVE-2011-3929, CVE-2011-3936, CVE-2011-3940, CVE-2011-3947, CVE-2011-3951, CVE-2011-3952, CVE-2012-0851, CVE-2012-0852, CVE-2012-0853, CVE-2012-0858, CVE-2012-0859, CVE-2012-0947
MD5 | c2be4d79602dacc52751912f98bc55ef

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1479-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1479-1
June 18, 2012

ffmpeg vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

FFmpeg could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- ffmpeg: multimedia player, server and encoder

Details:

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly
handled certain malformed DV files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted DV file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3929, CVE-2011-3936)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly
handled certain malformed NSV files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted NSV file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3940)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly
handled certain malformed MJPEG-B files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted MJPEG-B file, an attacker could cause a denial of service
via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3947)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly
handled certain malformed DPCM files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted DPCM file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3951)

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly
handled certain malformed KMVC files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted KMVC file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-3952)

It was discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed H.264
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted H.264 file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2012-0851)

It was discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed ADPCM
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted ADPCM file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2012-0852)

It was discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed Atrac 3
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Atrac 3 file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2012-0853)

It was discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed Shorten
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Shorten file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2012-0858)

It was discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain malformed Vorbis
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Vorbis file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2012-0859)

Fabian Yamaguchi discovered that FFmpeg incorrectly handled certain
malformed VQA files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted VQA
file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking
the program. (CVE-2012-0947)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
libavcodec52 4:0.5.9-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
libavformat52 4:0.5.9-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release of Libav, which includes additional
bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1479-1
CVE-2011-3929, CVE-2011-3936, CVE-2011-3940, CVE-2011-3947,
CVE-2011-3951, CVE-2011-3952, CVE-2012-0851, CVE-2012-0852,
CVE-2012-0853, CVE-2012-0858, CVE-2012-0859, CVE-2012-0947

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpeg/4:0.5.9-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

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