GLSA-201705-08 : libav: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100085
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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 files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/libav-11.8'