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Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 19:53:39 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: ffmpeg <r16846 Type conversion

Name: CVE-2009-0385
Status: Candidate
Reference: BUGTRAQ:20090128 [TKADV2009-004] FFmpeg Type Conversion Vulnerability
Reference: URL:
Reference: MISC:
Reference: CONFIRM:;a=commitdiff;h=72e715fb798f2cb79fd24a6d2eaeafb7c6eeda17
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: BID:33502
Reference: URL:
Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2009-0277
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Reference: OSVDB:51643
Reference: URL:
Reference: SECUNIA:33711
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Reference: XF:ffmpeg-fourxmreadheader-code-execution(48330)
Reference: URL:

Integer signedness error in the fourxm_read_header function in
libavformat/4xm.c in FFmpeg before revision 16846 allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed 4X movie file with
a large current_track value, which triggers a NULL pointer

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