CVE-2008-4610

NameCVE-2008-4610
DescriptionMPlayer allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via (1) a malformed AAC file, as demonstrated by lol-vlc.aac; or (2) a malformed Ogg Media (OGM) file, as demonstrated by lol-ffplay.ogm, different vectors than CVE-2007-6718.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDTSA-181-1
Debian Bugs407010, 509616

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ffmpeg (PTS)stretch (security)7:3.2.18-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (lts), stretch7:3.2.19-0+deb9u4fixed
buster7:4.1.9-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)7:4.1.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye7:4.3.6-0+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)7:4.3.7-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm (security), bookworm7:5.1.5-0+deb12u1fixed
trixie7:6.1.1-4fixed
sid7:6.1.1-5fixed
mplayer (PTS)stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster2:1.3.0-8fixed
buster (security)2:1.3.0-8+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2:1.4+ds1-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2:1.5+svn38408-1fixed
sid, trixie2:1.5+svn38542-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ffmpegsource(unstable)7:2.4.1-1unimportant
ffmpeg-debiansource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant509616
mplayersourcelenny1.0~rc2-17+lenny2DTSA-181-1
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc2-20407010
xmoviesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

only the aac issue affected mplayer because it built against a copy of faad
the ogm issue is a problem in ffmpeg
just a crasher, no security implications known so far
http://sam.zoy.org/blog/2007-01-16-exposing-file-parsing-vulnerabilities

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