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Today, we update our latest release series 0.8 with the release Libav 0.8.1.

As usual, this release includes a number of functional corrections and security fixes, such as:
CVE-2012-0848
CVE-2012-0853
CVE-2012-0858
CVE-2011-3929
CVE-2011-3936
CVE-2011-3937
CVE-2011-3940
CVE-2011-3945
CVE-2011-3947
CVE-2011-3951
CVE-2011-3952

The following bugs in our Bugzilla have been fixed:

http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=212
http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=216
http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=220
http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=221
http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=227
http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=237

Several bugs and crashes have been fixed in the following codecs:

AAC, AC-3, ADPCM, AMR (both NB and WB), ATRAC3, CAVC, Cook, camstudio,DCA, DPCM, DSI CIN, DV, EA TGQ, FLAC, fraps, G.722 (both encoder anddecoder), H.264, huvffyuv, BB JV decoder, Indeo 3, KGV1, LCL, thelibx264 wrapper, MJPEG, mp3on4, Musepack, MPEG1/2, PNG, QDM2, Qt RLE,ROQ, RV10, RV30/RV34//RV40, shorten, smacker, subrip, SVQ3, TIFF,Truemotion2, TTA, VC1, VMware Screen codec, Vorbis, VP5, VP6, WMA,Westwood SNDx, XXAN.

This release additionally updates the following codecs to the bytestream2 API, and therefore benefit from additional overflow checks:

XXAN, ALG MM, TQG, SMC, Qt SMC, ROQ, PNG

Several bugs and crashes have been fixed in the following formats:

AIFF, ASF, DV, Matroska, NSV, MOV, MPEG-TS, Smacker, Sony OpenMG, RM,SWF.

Libswscale has an potential overflow for large image size fixed.

The following APIs have been added:

avcodec_is_open()
avformat_get_riff_video_tags()
avformat_get_riff_audio_tags()

Please see the doc/APIChanges and the Doxygen documentation for further information.

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