Debian DSA-4012-1 : libav - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 104302


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several security issues have been corrected in multiple demuxers and decoders of the libav multimedia library. A full list of the changes is available at;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v11 .11


Upgrade the libav packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 6:11.11-1~deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104302

File Name: debian_DSA-4012.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/01

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libav, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8365, CVE-2017-7208, CVE-2017-7862, CVE-2017-9992

DSA: 4012