Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3358-1 mpv -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Mar 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-19824.
More information:

An issue has been found in mpv, a video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2. Due to a use after free an attacker coudl execute arbitrary code or crash the program via the ao_c parameter.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.29.1-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mpv packages.

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

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