The Matroska format decoder in FFmpeg before 0.8.3 does not properly
allocate memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a crafted file.
mdeslaur> ffmpeg-extra in multiverse needs to have matching version
mdeslaur> libav-extra is built with tarball produced by libav package
tyhicks> The Mitre description references MSVR11-011, while the upstream
tyhicks> commit message references MSVR11-080, which does not exist. I believe
tyhicks> there may have been a typo in the commit message.
tyhicks> I believe the ffmpeg commit 77d2ef13 was for the 0.8.3 release and
tyhicks> 956c901c was the backport for the 0.7.5 release.
tyhicks> The older ffmpeg packages in lucid and maverick look to have the same
tyhicks> vulnerable code.
|Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):||DNE
|Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):||released
|Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal):||DNE
|Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot):||DNE
|Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):||DNE
Updated: 2012-06-01 15:22:25 UTC (commit 5347)