Executive Summary

Titlelibvpx security update
NameDSA-4578First vendor Publication2019-11-28
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-11-28
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

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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Multiple security issues were found in libvpx multimedia library which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed WebM files are processed. For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.1-3+deb9u2.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.0-3+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvpx packages.

For the detailed security status of libvpx please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvpx

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4578

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


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2019-11-28 21:18:40
  • First insertion