[USN-6269-1] GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Aug 2 17:23:39 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6269-1
August 02, 2023

gst-plugins-good1.0 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


GStreamer Good Plugins could be made to crash or run programs if it opened
a specially crafted file.

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


It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins incorrectly handled certain
FLAC image tags. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GStreamer
Good Plugins to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-37327)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.04:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-good       1.22.1-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-good       1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-good       1.16.3-0ubuntu1.2

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


Package Information:

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