libav: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-05-09T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201705-08
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-05-09T00:00:00

Description

Background

Libav is a complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.

Description

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, a Denial of Service condition or access the content of arbitrary local files.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libav users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/libav-11.8"