GLSA-202003-65 : FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135020


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202003-65 (FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

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.
Workaround :

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'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135020

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202003-65.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/31/2020

Updated: 4/2/2020

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ffmpeg, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10001, CVE-2018-6912, CVE-2018-7557, CVE-2018-7751, CVE-2018-9841, CVE-2019-12730, CVE-2019-13312, CVE-2019-13390, CVE-2019-17539, CVE-2019-17542

GLSA: 202003-65