GLSA-201705-08 : libav: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-08
(libav: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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, a
Denial of Service condition or access the content of arbitrary local

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/libav-11.8'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100085 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3395

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