CVE-2008-4610

NameCVE-2008-4610
DescriptionMPlayer allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via (1) a malformed AAC file, as demonstrated by lol-vlc.aac; or (2) a malformed Ogg Media (OGM) file, as demonstrated by lol-ffplay.ogm, different vectors than CVE-2007-6718.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDTSA-181-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs407010, 509616

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security), stretch7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7:3.4.2-2fixed
mplayer (PTS)wheezy2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u2fixed
stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster, sid2:1.3.0-7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.4.1-1unimportant
ffmpeg-debiansource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant509616
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc2-20medium407010
mplayersourcelenny1.0~rc2-17+lenny2mediumDTSA-181-1
xmoviesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

only the aac issue affected mplayer because it built against a copy of faad
the ogm issue is a problem in ffmpeg
just a crasher, no security implications known so far
http://sam.zoy.org/blog/2007-01-16-exposing-file-parsing-vulnerabilities

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