Debian DSA-3603-1 : libav - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 91616

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

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 https://git.libav.org/?p=libav.git;a=blob;f=Changelog;hb=refs/tags/v11 .7

Solution

Upgrade the libav packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 6:11.7-1~deb8u1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?39466011

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/libav

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3603

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91616

File Name: debian_DSA-3603.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libav, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3062

DSA: 3603