Debian Security Advisory DSA 2793-1 (libav - several vulnerabilities)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 months ago

Summary

Several security issues have been corrected in multiple demuxers and decoders of the libav multimedia library. The CVE IDs mentioned above are just a small portion of the security issues fixed in this update.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libav on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.9-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 9.10-1. We recommend that you upgrade your libav packages.

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