GLSA-201210-06 : Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 62651


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201210-06 (Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libav. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file in an application linked against Libav, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/libav-0.8.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62651

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201210-06.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 10/22/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libav, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3929, CVE-2011-3936, CVE-2011-3937, CVE-2011-3940, CVE-2011-3945, CVE-2011-3947, CVE-2011-3951, CVE-2011-3952, CVE-2012-0848, CVE-2012-0851, CVE-2012-0852, CVE-2012-0853, CVE-2012-0858, CVE-2012-0947

BID: 51307, 51720, 53389

GLSA: 201210-06