[USN-4199-2] libvpx vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Jul 15 17:13:53 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4199-2
July 15, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in libvpx.
- libvpx: VP8 and VP9 video codec
USN-4199-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libvpx. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that libvpx did not properly handle certain malformed
WebM media files. If an application using libvpx opened a specially crafted
WebM file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-13194, CVE-2019-9232, CVE-2019-9433
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the ubuntu-security-announce