CVE-2008-4866

NameCVE-2008-4866
DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in libavformat/utils.c in FFmpeg 0.4.9 before r14715, as used by MPlayer, allow context-dependent attackers to have an unknown impact via vectors related to execution of DTS generation code with a delay greater than MAX_REORDER_DELAY.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1782-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs504977
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4:0.5.10-1fixed
squeeze (lts)4:0.5.10-1+deb6u1fixed
sid7:2.6.3-1fixed
gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg (PTS)squeeze0.10.10-1fixed
sid, wheezy0.10.13-5fixed
kino (PTS)squeeze1.3.4-1fixed
wheezy1.3.4-1.3fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.3.4-2.1fixed
mplayer (PTS)squeeze2:1.0~rc3++final.dfsg1-1fixed
wheezy2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)0.svn20080206-14high
ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
ffmpeg-debiansource(unstable)0.svn20080206-14high504977
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsource(unstable)0.10.3-2high
gstreamer0.10-ffmpegsourceetch(not affected)
kinosource(unstable)1.0.0-1high
kinosourceetch(not affected)
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc2-14high
mplayersourceetch1.0~rc1-12etch7highDSA-1782-1

Notes

[etch] - ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[etch] - kino <not-affected> (Does not ship ffmpeg)
[etch] - gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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