[USN-6526-1] GStreamer Bad Plugins vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Nov 29 18:44:54 UTC 2023


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6526-1
November 29, 2023

gst-plugins-bad1.0 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in GStreamer Bad Plugins.

Software Description:
- gst-plugins-bad1.0: GStreamer plugins

Details:

It was discovered that GStreamer Bad Plugins incorrectly handled certain
media files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GStreamer
Bad Plugins to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad        1.22.4-1ubuntu1.1
   libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0   1.22.4-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 23.04:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad        1.22.1-1ubuntu1.1
   libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0   1.22.1-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad        1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1
   libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0   1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad        1.16.3-0ubuntu1.1
   libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0   1.16.3-0ubuntu1.1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6526-1
   CVE-2023-37329, CVE-2023-40474, CVE-2023-40475, CVE-2023-40476,
   CVE-2023-44429, CVE-2023-44446

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-bad1.0/1.22.4-1ubuntu1.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-bad1.0/1.22.1-1ubuntu1.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-bad1.0/1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-bad1.0/1.16.3-0ubuntu1.1

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