Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2291-1 ffmpeg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13390, CVE-2019-17542, CVE-2020-13904.
More information:

Brief introduction

  • CVE-2019-13390

    rawenc: Only accept the appropriate stream type for raw muxers.

  • CVE-2019-17542

    Heap-based buffer overflow in vqa_decode_chunk.

  • CVE-2020-13904

    Use-after-free via a crafted EXTINF duration in an m3u8 file.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 7:3.2.15-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages.

For the detailed security status of ffmpeg please refer to its security tracker page at:

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