Debian DSA-4343-1 : liblivemedia - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 119124


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


It was discovered that a buffer overflow in liveMedia, a set of C++ libraries for multimedia streaming could result in the execution of arbitrary code when parsing a malformed RTSP stream.


Upgrade the liblivemedia packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2016.11.28-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119124

File Name: debian_DSA-4343.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/26

Updated: 2019/01/28

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:liblivemedia, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4013

DSA: 4343