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Secunia Security Advisory 51085

Secunia Security Advisory 51085
Posted Oct 22, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for libav. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | a297a8e57796ed811bf75008c580c2bd

Secunia Security Advisory 51085

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for libav

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51085

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51085/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51085

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-22

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51085/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51085/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51085

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for libav. This fixes multiple
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application
using the library.

For more information:
SA47765
SA49022
SA49620

SOLUTION:
Update to "media-video/libav-0.8.3" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201210-6:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201210-06.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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