83059 : libav Westwood SNDx File Handling Unspecified Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-06-19

Description

Libav contains a flaw that is triggered when an unspecified error occurs during the handling of Westwood SNDx files. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to execute arbitrary code. No further details have been provided.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.8.1 or 0.7.5 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Libav.org
Libav
0.8
0.7.4

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-08-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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