Debian DSA-4258-1 : ffmpeg - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111396

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the ffmpeg packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ffmpeg

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/ffmpeg

http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4258

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111396

File Name: debian_DSA-4258.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2018/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14395

DSA: 4258