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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4545-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4545-1
Posted Sep 28, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4545-1 - It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4 file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4 file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause libquicktime to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-9122, CVE-2017-9125, CVE-2017-9126, CVE-2017-9127
MD5 | 82a9122d668579c365d56e1def5f7ce8

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4545-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4545-1
September 25, 2020

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libquicktime.

Software Description:
- libquicktime: Library for reading and writing quicktime files

Details:

It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service
(resource exhaustion). (CVE-2017-9122)

It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause libquicktime to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9123, CVE-2017-9124,
CVE-2017-9126, CVE-2017-9127, CVE-2017-9128)

It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-9125)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libquicktime2 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
quicktime-utils 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
quicktime-x11utils 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4545-1
CVE-2017-9122, CVE-2017-9123, CVE-2017-9124, CVE-2017-9125,
CVE-2017-9126, CVE-2017-9127, CVE-2017-9128

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libquicktime/2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
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