USN-230-2: ffmpeg/xine-lib vulnerability
Posted on: 12/16/2005 02:12 PM

A new ffmpeg/xine-lib vulnerability update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-230-2 December 16, 2005
xine-lib vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1-rc5-1ubuntu2.4 (for Ubuntu 4.10), 1.0-1ubuntu3.6 (for Ubuntu
5.04), or 1.0.1-1ubuntu10.2 (for Ubuntu 5.10). In general, a standard
system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

USN-230-1 fixed a vulnerability in the ffmpeg library. The Xine
library contains a copy of the ffmpeg code, thus it is vulnerable to
the same flaw.

For reference, this is the original advisory:

Simon Kilvington discovered a buffer overflow in the
avcodec_default_get_buffer() function of the ffmpeg library. By
tricking an user into opening a malicious movie which contains
specially crafted PNG images, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Updated packages for Ubuntu 4.10:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 950 0b0865913672df5c80783279f471bf66
Size/MD5: 222131 bf99e51c425cfdbac9b6c76e17504ed6

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 101724 195cb67c660bc24a63991c3e69ec381e
Size/MD5: 3729248 596d1f0437b94625ab38770f1086a03e

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 3886766 1635110e5c74867f1657aacf8ff0e09a
Size/MD5: 101728 e2960b0070421b8ef2be3f9ee40f6528

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 3543532 82f8b13cd4cf2fc51f6d90a64ad214b4
Size/MD5: 101722 0bb5d4a49d5f04f680dd1a38c5790191

Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.04:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 4401 f6a606d82d9379f6bb6fdf4c0f9e4cb3
Size/MD5: 1070 1fae1b7df974523161bcc5e90bb47912
Size/MD5: 7384258 96e5195c366064e7778af44c3e71f43a

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 106758 9ce395434edc4bbc07151e13cc018b93
Size/MD5: 3567328 45842025ea2de6efdcb07276a78f03ed

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 106756 e3ed2f29ec5d37f37b238c5d43140bd9
Size/MD5: 3750250 8df1800276d5e9ba8710c726d511e331

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 106780 f3310108f59d253cc7c97a2ccdafce95
Size/MD5: 3925408 4801437ecc43845c7096d03c0e8a110d

Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 9220 fa3727a5c30b96fa30214b74901f9b37
Size/MD5: 1186 b12c0731582c9ac6016af90a6758b222
Size/MD5: 7774954 9be804b337c6c3a2e202c5a7237cb0f8

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 108796 fe4af1d1d64655076434bac4bd4e6121
Size/MD5: 3610978 7fccf1da401ca96a9552b9ba54818919

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 108800 c2ee1c0f1f316bc2aea565fcdf085088
Size/MD5: 4003584 927c4619ca803b02b344d2b0f2fa7c80

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 108814 8fc0d0ff3d7465e88158509aea0c6a89
Size/MD5: 3849320 edbcca0353f5da1a2e76e6d2fba85d92

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