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MDKSA-2006:173: ffmpeg Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ffmpeg package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:173 (ffmpeg).
Multiple buffer overflows in libavcodec in ffmpeg before
0.4.9_p20060530 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code via multiple unspecified vectors in (1)
dtsdec.c, (2) vorbis.c, (3) rm.c, (4)sierravmd.c, (5) smacker.c, (6)
tta.c, (7) 4xm.c, (8) alac.c, (9) cook.c, (10)shorten.c, (11)
smacker.c, (12) snow.c, and (13) tta.c. NOTE: it is likely that this is
a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-4048 and CVE-2006-2802.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:173
Threat Level: High
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