Debian DSA-2793-1 : libav - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 70807


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. The CVE IDs mentioned above are just a small portion of the security issues fixed in this update.
A full list of the changes is available at;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v0.8 .9


Upgrade the libav packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.9-1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70807

File Name: debian_DSA-2793.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libav, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0844, CVE-2013-0850, CVE-2013-0853, CVE-2013-0854, CVE-2013-0857, CVE-2013-0858, CVE-2013-0866

BID: 57868, 63796

DSA: 2793