Upstream information

CVE-2005-4048 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 138573 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 155350 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 222892 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:36:50 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:32 2022