Debian dsa-5686 : dav1d - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 195227


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


The remote Debian 11 / 12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5686 advisory.

- An integer overflow in dav1d AV1 decoder that can occur when decoding videos with large frame size. This can lead to memory corruption within the AV1 decoder. We recommend upgrading past version 1.4.0 of dav1d.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the dav1d packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 195227

File Name: debian_DSA-5686.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/9/2024

Updated: 5/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-1580


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:dav1d, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdav1d-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdav1d4, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdav1d6, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-1580