Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-931-2
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USN-931-1 fixed vulnerabilities in FFmpeg. The update introduced a regression when trying to play certain multimedia files. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues when handling certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted multimedia file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
ffmpeg, ffmpeg-debian regression on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS , Ubuntu 8.10 , Ubuntu 9.04 , Ubuntu 9.10
Updated on 2015-03-25