Libav: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201210-06 / libav
||October 20, 2012
||October 20, 2012: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libav, allowing
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
Libav is a complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libav. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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 or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/libav-0.8.3"