Debian DSA-3189-1 : libav - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 81833


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


Upgrade the libav packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 6:0.8.17-1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81833

File Name: debian_DSA-3189.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/17/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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: 3/15/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7933, CVE-2014-8543, CVE-2014-8544, CVE-2014-8547, CVE-2014-8548, CVE-2014-9604

BID: 70876, 70880, 70884, 70888, 72272, 72288

DSA: 3189