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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.36

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.36
Posted Sep 5, 2008
Authored by Pardus Linux, Pardus

Pardus Linux Security Advisory - Multiple memory leaks and buffer overflows have been addressed in ffmpeg. Affected packages are mplayer versions below 0.0_20080825-92-11 and ffmpeg versions below 0.4.9_20080825-46-14.

tags | advisory, overflow, memory leak
systems | linux
SHA-256 | b4b27cac67b92d6e20c70530934418439a246afaab6d193ab1ef0f54f41e36ab

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.36

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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008-36 security@pardus.org.tr
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Date: 2008-09-05
Severity: 2
Type: Remote
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Summary
=======

There are multiple vulnerabilities detected in ffmpeg. Please update
your packages to the latest versions.


Description
===========

* Free in avcodec_close() avctx->rc_eq. Fix a memory leak.

* Buffer overflow in /libavcodec/dca.c. (patch by Alexander E. Patrakov)

* Prevent dts generation code to be executed when delay is>
MAX_REORDER_DELAY, this fixes overflow in AVStream->pts_buffer. (in
libavformat/utils.c())

* Tcp/udp memory leak

Affected packages:

Pardus 2008:
mplayer, all before 0.0_20080825-92-11
ffmpeg, all before 0.4.9_20080825-46-14


Resolution
==========

There are update(s) for mplayer, ffmpeg. You can update them via Package
Manager or with a single command from console:

pisi up mplayer ffmpeg

References
==========

* http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-cvslog/2008-August/016011.html
* http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-cvslog/2008-August/016012.html
* http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-cvslog/2008-August/016352.html
* http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-cvslog/2008-August/016136.html

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