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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201210-06 ] Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201210-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 20, 2012
Bug(s): #408555, #422537
ID: 201210-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libav, allowing
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.


Background

Libav is a complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and
video.


Affected Packages

Package: media-video/libav
Vulnerable: < 0.8.3
Unaffected: >= 0.8.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libav. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file in an application linked against Libav, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or a
Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/libav-0.8.3"
   


References

CVE-2011-3929
CVE-2011-3936
CVE-2011-3937
CVE-2011-3937
CVE-2011-3940
CVE-2011-3945
CVE-2011-3947
CVE-2011-3951
CVE-2011-3952
CVE-2012-0848
CVE-2012-0851
CVE-2012-0852
CVE-2012-0853
CVE-2012-0858
CVE-2012-0947
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