Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-65 First vendor Publication 2020-03-30
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-30
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FFmpeg, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.


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


A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system using FFmpeg to process a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All FFmpeg 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/ffmpeg-4.2.0"


[ 1 ] CVE-2018-10001 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10001
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-6912 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6912
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-7557 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7557
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-7751 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7751
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-9841 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9841
[ 6 ] CVE-2019-12730 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12730
[ 7 ] CVE-2019-13312 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13312
[ 8 ] CVE-2019-13390 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13390
[ 9 ] CVE-2019-17539 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-17539
[ 10 ] CVE-2019-17542 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-17542


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


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-65.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
62 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
12 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
12 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
12 % CWE-369 Divide By Zero

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 224
Os 4
Os 3

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-08 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1630.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-18 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4249.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2020-03-30 21:18:30
  • First insertion