GLSA-201702-25 : libass: 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-201702-25
(libass: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or other
unknown impacts via unknown attack vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-25

Solution :

All libass users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libass-0.13.4'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97268 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7969
CVE-2016-7970
CVE-2016-7971
CVE-2016-7972

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