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CVE-2005-4048 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the avcodec_default_get_buffer function (utils.c) in FFmpeg libavcodec 0.4.9-pre1 and earlier, as used in products such as (1) mplayer, (2) xine-lib, (3) Xmovie, and (4) GStreamer, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via small PNG images with palettes.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/07/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/26558
http://cvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-ffmpeg/ChangeLog?rev=1.239&view=markup
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1004
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1005
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-06.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200602-01.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-03.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:228
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:229
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:230
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:231
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:232
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15743 Patch
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-992
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2770 Vendor Advisory
http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ffmpeg/libavcodec/utils.c.diff?r1=1.161&r2=1.162&cvsroot=FFMpeg
http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ffmpeg/libavcodec/utils.c?rev=1.162&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=FFMpeg
https://usn.ubuntu.com/230-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/230-2/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4048
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018