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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-05 ] mpv Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: mpv: Remote code execution (GLSA 201805-05)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2018-05-14
Bug(s): #646886
ID: 201805-05


A vulnerability has been found in mpv that may allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2

Affected Packages

Package: media-video/mpv
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"


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