Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libvpx, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/libvpx on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.8.1|
|Unaffected versions||revision >= 1.7.0-r1
revision >= 1.8.1
libvpx is the VP8 codec SDK used to encode and decode video streams, typically within a WebM format media file.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvpx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libvpx 1.7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libvpx-1.7.0-r1"
All libvpx 1.8.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libvpx-1.8.1"
March 26, 2020
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