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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6360: mpv: Remote code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6360: mpv: Remote code execution

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/27/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/15/2018
Modified
05/15/2018

Description

mpv through 0.28.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, because it reads HTML documents containing VIDEO elements, and accepts arbitrary URLs in a src attribute without a protocol whitelist in player/lua/ytdl_hook.lua. For example, an av://lavfi:ladspa=file= URL signifies that the product should call dlopen on a shared object file located at an arbitrary local pathname. The issue exists because the product does not consider that youtube-dl can provide a potentially unsafe URL.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-video-mpv

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