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Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201702-10
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Severity: Critical
Date    : 2017-02-12
CVE-ID  : CVE-2017-5024 CVE-2017-5025
Package : ffmpeg
Type    : arbitrary code execution
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-172

Summary
======
The package ffmpeg before version 1:3.2.4-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary
code execution.

Resolution
=========
Upgrade to 1:3.2.4-1.

# pacman -Syu "ffmpeg>=1:3.2.4-1"

The problems have been fixed upstream in version 3.2.4.

Workaround
=========
None.

Description
==========
- CVE-2017-5024 (arbitrary code execution)

A heap overflow flaw was found in FFmpeg < 3.2.4.

- CVE-2017-5025 (arbitrary code execution)

A heap overflow flaw was found in FFmpeg < 3.2.4.

Impact
=====
An attacker can execute arbitrary code on the affected host via crafted
multimedia content.

References
=========
https://ffmpeg.org/security.html
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416675
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416676
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5024
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5025

ArchLinux: 201702-10: ffmpeg: arbitrary code execution

February 12, 2017

Summary

- CVE-2017-5024 (arbitrary code execution) A heap overflow flaw was found in FFmpeg < 3.2.4.
- CVE-2017-5025 (arbitrary code execution)
A heap overflow flaw was found in FFmpeg < 3.2.4.

Resolution

Upgrade to 1:3.2.4-1. # pacman -Syu "ffmpeg>=1:3.2.4-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 3.2.4.

References

https://ffmpeg.org/security.html https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416675 https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416676 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5024 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5025

Severity
Package : ffmpeg
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-172

Workaround

None.

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