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<title>Xvid: Array indexing vulnerabilities</title>
Several array indexing vulnerabilities were discovered in Xvid, possibly
allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">xvid</product>
<announced>August 08, 2007</announced>
<revised>August 08, 2007: 01</revised>
<package name="media-libs/xvid" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.3</vulnerable>
Xvid is a popular open source video codec licensed under the GPL.
Trixter Jack discovered an array indexing error in the
get_intra_block() function in the file src/bitstream/mbcoding.c. The
get_inter_block_h263() and get_inter_block_mpeg() functions in the same
file were also reported as vulnerable.
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary
code by tricking a user or automated system into processing a malicious
video file with an application that makes use of the Xvid library.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Xvid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/xvid-1.1.3&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3329</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 14 Jul 2007 21:54:33 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 15 Jul 2007 18:56:27 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 16 Jul 2007 07:58:51 +0000">