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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4258-1 (ffmpeg - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the FFmpeg multimedia framework, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed files/streams are processed.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ffmpeg 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 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages. For the detailed security status of ffmpeg please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)