A vulnerability has been found in mpv that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||media-video/mpv on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.27.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.27.2|
Video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
A vulnerability was discovered in mpv with the handling of HTML documents containing VIDEO elements. Additionally, mpv accepts arbitrary URLs in a src attribute without a protocol whitelist in player/lua/ytdl_hook.lua.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to visit a specially crafted web site, could execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mpv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mpv-0.27.2"
May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018: 1