GLSA-201805-05 : mpv: Remote code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109806
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201805-05
(mpv: Remote code execution)
A vulnerability was discovered in mpv with the handling of HTML
documents containing VIDEO elements. Additionally, mpv accepts arbitrary
URLs in a src attribute without a protocol whitelist in
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to visit a specially crafted web
site, could execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll mpv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/mpv-0.27.2'