Debian Security Advisory DSA 4105-1 (mpv - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that mpv, a media player, was vulnerable to remote code execution attacks. An attacker could craft a malicious web page that, when used as an argument in mpv, could execute arbitrary code in the host of the mpv user.

Affected Software

Affected Software

mpv on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.23.0-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your mpv packages. For the detailed security status of mpv please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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