Debian Security Advisory
DLA-780-1 libav -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7424.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libav:
The put_no_rnd_pixels8_xy2_mmx function in x86/rnd_template.c in libav 11.7 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted MP3 file.
- (No CVE assigned)
The h264 codec is vulnerable to various crashes with invalid-free, corrupted double-linked list or out-of-bounds read.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 6:0.8.19-0+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libav packages.
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