Debian DSA-4119-1 : libav - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106877

Synopsis

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

Description

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 https://git.libav.org/?p=libav.git;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v11 .12

Solution

Upgrade the libav packages.

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?098b7b94

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libav

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/libav

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4119

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106877

File Name: debian_DSA-4119.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/20

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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