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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0385

Original release date: 02/02/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer signedness error in the fourxm_read_header function in libavformat/4xm.c in FFmpeg before revision 16846 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed 4X movie file with a large current_track value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3433
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3428
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1782
External Source: XF
Name: ffmpeg-fourxmreadheader-code-execution(48330)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:297
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk/libavformat/4xm.c?r1=16838&r2=16846&pathrev=16846
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200903-33
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.ffmpeg.org/?p=ffmpeg;a=commitdiff;h=72e715fb798f2cb79fd24a6d2eaeafb7c6eeda17
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090128 [TKADV2009-004] FFmpeg Type Conversion Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg?view=rev&revision=16846
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0277
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2009-004.txt
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-734-1
External Source: BID
Name: 33502
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1781

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