FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201701-71

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FFmpeg, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

media-video/ffmpeg on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.8.10
Unaffected versions >= 2.8.10

Background

FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.

Description

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

Impact

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition via various crafted media file types or have other unspecified impacts.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FFmpeg users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/ffmpeg-2.8.10"
 

References

Release Date
January 29, 2017

Latest Revision
January 29, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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