SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : ffmpeg (SUSE-SU-2024:1593-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 195603



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLED_SAP15 / SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 / openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2024:1593-1 advisory.

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Ffmpeg v.n6.1-3-g466799d4f5 allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code via the set_encoder_id function in /fftools/ffmpeg_enc.c component. (CVE-2023-50010)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 195603

File Name: suse_SU-2024-1593-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/11/2024

Updated: 5/11/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-50010


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:novell:suse_linux:libswscale-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavutil55, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libswresample-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavformat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libswresample2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libswscale4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ffmpeg, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavresample3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavcodec-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpostproc54, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavcodec57, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavutil-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavdevice57, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavfilter6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavresample-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavformat57, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpostproc-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/10/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/18/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-50010

IAVB: 2024-B-0041

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2024:1593-1