Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201811-19

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libav, the worst of which may allow a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

media-video/libav on all architectures
Affected versions < 12.3
Unaffected versions >= 12.3

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker, via a crafted Smacker stream, could cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Libav users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/libav-12.3"
 

References

Release Date
November 27, 2018

Latest Revision
November 27, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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