Tobias Klein has reported a vulnerability in FFmpeg, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.
The vulnerability is caused due to a signedness error within the "fourxm_read_header()" function in libavformat/4xm.c. This can be exploited to corrupt arbitrary memory via a specially crafted 4xm file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
Solution: Fixed in the SVN repository at revision 16846.
Do you have additional information related to this advisory?
Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this
information to email@example.com