Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Debian: CVE-2020-21688: ffmpeg -- security update

Back to Search

Debian: CVE-2020-21688: ffmpeg -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/10/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/17/2022
Modified
08/17/2022

Description

A heap-use-after-free in the av_freep function in libavutil/mem.c of FFmpeg 4.2 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-ffmpeg

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;