GLSA-201701-71 : FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 96857


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-71 (FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FFmpeg. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition via various crafted media file types or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All FFmpeg users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/ffmpeg-2.8.10'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96857

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-71.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 1/30/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ffmpeg, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7122, CVE-2016-7450, CVE-2016-7502, CVE-2016-7555, CVE-2016-7562, CVE-2016-7785, CVE-2016-7905

GLSA: 201701-71