Ubuntu Security Notice USN-630-1
28th July, 2008
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 7.10
It was discovered that ffmpeg did not correctly handle STR file
demuxing. If a user were tricked into processing a malicious STR file,
a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges via
applications linked against ffmpeg.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
- libavformat1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu7.1
- Ubuntu 7.10:
- libavformat1d 3:0.cvs20070307-5ubuntu4.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the