FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201603-06

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FFmpeg, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution or Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

media-video/ffmpeg on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.6.3
Unaffected versions >= 2.6.3

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-2.6.3"
 

References

Release Date
March 12, 2016

Latest Revision
March 12, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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