Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4998-1 ffmpeg -- security update

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-20446, CVE-2020-20450, CVE-2020-20453, CVE-2020-22037, CVE-2020-22042, CVE-2021-38114, CVE-2021-38171, CVE-2021-38291, CVE-2020-21697, CVE-2020-21688, CVE-2020-20445.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the FFmpeg multimedia framework, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed files/streams are processed.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 7:4.3.3-0+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ffmpeg packages.

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