Libav provides cross-platform tools and libraries to convert,
manipulate and stream a wide range of multimedia formats and protocols.
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September 14, 2014
We are happy to update three release branches:
and Libav 0.8.16, which address
a number of critical functional and security issues (many of which have
CVE identifiers assigned) that we have been made aware of.
In the 0.8 release branch, the message about the deprecation of the "ffmpeg"
program has been reworded to avoid confusion with the FFmpeg project.
For further details on the backported changes, please refer to our
verbose Changelog files:
We would like to encourage distributors and system integrators to update
and share their patches against our release branches.