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libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

2020-03-2600:00:00
Gentoo Foundation
security.gentoo.org
17

7.1 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

7.5 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

0.011 Low

EPSS

Percentile

84.5%

Background

libvpx is the VP8 codec SDK used to encode and decode video streams, typically within a WebM format media file.

Description

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

Impact

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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"
OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
Gentooanyallmedia-libs/libvpx< 1.8.1UNKNOWN

7.1 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

7.5 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

0.011 Low

EPSS

Percentile

84.5%