GLSA-201406-28 : Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76272


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-28 (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-0.8.7' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 76272

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/27

Modified: 2016/05/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2772, CVE-2012-2775, CVE-2012-2776, CVE-2012-2777, CVE-2012-2779, CVE-2012-2783, CVE-2012-2784, CVE-2012-2786, CVE-2012-2787, CVE-2012-2788, CVE-2012-2789, CVE-2012-2790, CVE-2012-2791, CVE-2012-2793, CVE-2012-2794, CVE-2012-2796, CVE-2012-2797, CVE-2012-2798, CVE-2012-2800, CVE-2012-2801, CVE-2012-2802, CVE-2012-2803, CVE-2012-2804, CVE-2012-5144

BID: 55355, 56903

OSVDB: 85270, 85280, 85300

GLSA: 201406-28