[USN-4073-1] libEBML vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jul 25 15:06:37 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4073-1
July 25, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libebml: library for the EBML format
It was discovered that libEBML incorrectly handled certain media files. If
a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted media file, libEBML
could possibly be made to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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