Knowledgebase: Security
SECURITY ALERT: FFmpeg Security Update
Posted by on 07 January 2012 11:35 PM

Shared by:  Debian Security Advisory              
Posted on:  January 03, 2012               

 

Package        : FFmpeg
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
 
DESCRITION:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in FFmpeg, a multimedia player, server and encoder. Multiple input validations in the decoders for QDM2, VP5, VP6, VMD and SVQ1 files could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
 
RESOLUTION:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 4:0.5.6-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4:0.7.3-1 of the libav source package.

We recommend that you upgrade your FFmpeg packages.
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