Debian DSA-4049-1 : ffmpeg - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 104792


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the FFmpeg multimedia framework, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed files/streams are processed.


Upgrade the ffmpeg packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 7:3.2.9-1~deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104792

File Name: debian_DSA-4049.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/28

Updated: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ffmpeg, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15186, CVE-2017-15672, CVE-2017-16840

DSA: 4049