CVE-2018-6360 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/mpv-player/mpv/commit/e6e6b0dcc7e9b0dbf35154a179b3dc1fcfcaff43 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/mpv-player/mpv/issues/5456 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-05 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4105 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6360
NVD Published Date:
01/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/01/2019
Source:
MITRE