Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FFmpeg, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||media-video/ffmpeg on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.2.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.2.4|
|Package||media-plugins/gst-plugins-libav on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.10.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.10.4|
FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FFmpeg. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
gst-plugins-libav is affected because this package is bundling a vulnerable FFmpeg version.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FFmpeg users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/ffmpeg-3.2.4"
All gst-plugins-libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-plugins/gst-plugins-libav-1.10.4"