Debian Security Advisory

DLA-791-1 libav -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Jan 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9819, CVE-2016-9820, CVE-2016-9821, CVE-2016-9822.
More information:

Multiple integer overflows have been discovered in libav 11.8 and earlier, allowing remote attackers to cause a crash via a crafted MP3 file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 6:0.8.20-0+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libav packages.

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