Debian DSA-4119-1 : libav - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106877


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 .12


Upgrade the libav packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 6:11.12-1~deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106877

File Name: debian_DSA-4119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/20

Modified: 2018/02/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 2018/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16803

DSA: 4119