Debian LTS: DLA-1809-1: libav security update

    Date29 May 2019
    CategoryDebian LTS
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two more security issues have been corrected in multiple demuxers and decoders of the libav multimedia library.
    Package        : libav
    Version        : 6:11.12-1~deb8u7
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-15822 CVE-2019-11338
    
    
    Two more security issues have been corrected in multiple demuxers and
    decoders of the libav multimedia library.
    
    CVE-2018-15822
    
        The flv_write_packet function in libavformat/flvenc.c in libav did
        not check for an empty audio packet, leading to an assertion failure.
    
    CVE-2019-11338
    
        libavcodec/hevcdec.c in libav mishandled detection of duplicate first
        slices, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
        (NULL pointer dereference and out-of-array access) or possibly have
        unspecified other impact via crafted HEVC data.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    6:11.12-1~deb8u7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libav packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
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