Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libav, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
|Package||media-video/libav on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.8.7|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.8.7|
Libav is a complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libav. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/libav-0.8.7"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.