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News

June 27, 2014

We are happy to update three release branches: Today, we provide you with Libav 10.2, Libav 9.14, and Libav 0.8.13, which address a number of critical functional and security issues that we have been made aware of. In particular, these releases address the recently discovered LZO issue.

For further details on the backported changes, please refer to our verbose Changelog files:

Distributors and system integrators are encouraged to update and share their patches against our release branches.