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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3967-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3967-1
Posted May 6, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3967-1 - It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues when handling certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted multimedia file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via application crash.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-15822, CVE-2019-9721
MD5 | 9f97f72cdde909855b7250c65a836490

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3967-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3967-1
May 06, 2019

FFmpeg vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

FFmpeg could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- ffmpeg: Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia
files

Details:

It was discovered that FFmpeg contained multiple security issues when
handling
certain multimedia files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
multimedia file, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application
crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
ffmpeg 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavcodec-extra58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavcodec58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavdevice58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavfilter-extra7 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavfilter7 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavformat58 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavresample4 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libavutil56 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libpostproc55 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libswresample3 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
libswscale5 7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 18.10:
ffmpeg 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavcodec-extra58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavcodec58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavdevice58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavfilter-extra7 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavfilter7 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavformat58 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavresample4 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libavutil56 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libpostproc55 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libswresample3 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
libswscale5 7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
ffmpeg 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavcodec-extra57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavcodec57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavdevice57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavfilter-extra6 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavfilter6 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavformat57 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavresample3 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libavutil55 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libpostproc54 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libswresample2 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
libswscale4 7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3967-1
CVE-2018-15822, CVE-2019-11338, CVE-2019-11339, CVE-2019-9718,
CVE-2019-9721

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpeg/7:4.1.3-0ubuntu1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpeg/7:4.0.4-0ubuntu1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpeg/7:3.4.6-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

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