Executive Summary

Title libvpx security update
Name DSA-4578 First vendor Publication 2019-11-28
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-11-28
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.1 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None 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

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1

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