Debian DLA-3358-1 : mpv - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 172482


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


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3358 advisory.

- An issue in MPV v.0.29.1 fixed in v0.30 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code and crash program via the ao_c parameter. (CVE-2020-19824)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the mpv packages.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.29.1-1+deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 172482

File Name: debian_DLA-3358.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/12/2023

Updated: 8/30/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-19824


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmpv1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmpv-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mpv

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/17/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-19824