Executive Summary

Title FFmpeg vulnerabilities
Name USN-3967-1 First vendor Publication 2019-05-06
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-05-06
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:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


FFmpeg could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description: - ffmpeg: Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia files


It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues when handling certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted multimedia file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
ffmpeg 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavcodec-extra58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavcodec58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavdevice58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavfilter-extra7 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavfilter7 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavformat58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavresample4 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavutil56 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libpostproc55 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libswresample3 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libswscale5 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 18.10:
ffmpeg 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavcodec-extra58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavcodec58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavdevice58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavfilter-extra7 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavfilter7 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavformat58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavresample4 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavutil56 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libpostproc55 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libswresample3 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libswscale5 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
ffmpeg 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavcodec-extra57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavcodec57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavdevice57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavfilter-extra6 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavfilter6 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavformat57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavresample3 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavutil55 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libpostproc54 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libswresample2 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libswscale4 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

CVE-2018-15822, CVE-2019-11338, CVE-2019-11339, CVE-2019-9718,

Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3967-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
60 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
20 % CWE-617 Reachable Assertion
20 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 223
Application 1
Os 5
Os 2

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Date Informations
2019-05-06 21:18:36
  • First insertion