Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-05 ] mpv
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: mpv: Remote code execution (GLSA 201805-05)
Exploitable: local, remote
A vulnerability has been found in mpv that may allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
Vulnerable: < 0.27.2
Unaffected: >= 0.27.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in mpv with the handling of HTML
documents containing VIDEO elements. Additionally, mpv accepts arbitrary
URLs in a src attribute without a protocol whitelist in
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to visit a specially crafted web
site, could execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mpv users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mpv-0.27.2"