Executive Summary

Summary
Titlelibvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Informations
NameGLSA-202003-59First vendor Publication2020-03-26
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2020-03-26
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.1Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libvpx, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

libvpx is the VP8 codec SDK used to encode and decode video streams, typically within a WebM format media file.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvpx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libvpx 1.7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libvpx-1.7.0-r1"

All libvpx 1.8.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libvpx-1.8.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-9232 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9232
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-9325 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9325
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-9371 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9371
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-9433 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9433

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-59

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-59.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read
50 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1

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DateInformations
2020-03-26 21:17:54
  • First insertion