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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3135-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3135-2
Posted Nov 28, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3135-2 - USN-3135-1 fixed a vulnerability in GStreamer Good Plugins. The original security fix was incomplete. This update fixes the problem. Chris Evans discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle malformed FLC movie files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted FLC movie file with a GStreamer application, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 8efb30ba821a826eea7c446f7a0ea77a

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3135-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3135-2
November 28, 2016

gst-plugins-good0.10, gst-plugins-good1.0 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

GStreamer could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- gst-plugins-good1.0: GStreamer plugins
- gst-plugins-good0.10: GStreamer plugins

Details:

USN-3135-1 fixed a vulnerability in GStreamer Good Plugins. The original
security fix was incomplete. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

Chris Evans discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle
malformed FLC movie files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
FLC movie file with a GStreamer application, an attacker could cause a
denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.10:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.8.3-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.8.2-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good 0.10.31-3+nmu1ubuntu5.2
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.2.4-1~ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good 0.10.31-1ubuntu1.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3135-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3135-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1643901

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.8.3-1ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.8.2-1ubuntu0.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good0.10/0.10.31-3+nmu1ubuntu5.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.2.4-1~ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good0.10/0.10.31-1ubuntu1.4



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