Debian DSA-3027-1 : libav - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77751


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. A full list of the changes is available at;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v0.8 .15


Upgrade the libav packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 6:0.8.16-1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77751

File Name: debian_DSA-3027.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7020

BID: 63936

DSA: 3027