[USN-6291-1] GStreamer vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Aug 16 10:22:17 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6291-1
August 16, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
GStreamer could be made to denial of service if it received a specially
crafted datetime string.
- gstreamer1.0: GObject introspection data for the GStreamer library
Hanno Bock discovered that GStreamer incorrecly handled certain datetime
strings. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or expose sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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