GLSA-201406-28 : Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-28
(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 or a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-28

Solution :

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.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false