Mageia 2019-0223: mythtv security update

    Date18 Aug 2019
    CategoryMageia
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    This update provides and update to mythtv 30, and updates the bundled ffmpeg to 3.2. It also fixes atleast the following issue: The flv_write_packet function in libavformat/flvenc.c in FFmpeg through 4.0.2 does not check for an empty audio packet, leading to an assertion
    MGASA-2019-0223 - Updated mythtv packages fix security issues
    
    Publication date: 18 Aug 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0223.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6
    CVE: CVE-2018-15822
    
    This update provides and update to mythtv 30, and updates the bundled
    ffmpeg to 3.2. It also fixes atleast the following issue:
    
    The flv_write_packet function in libavformat/flvenc.c in FFmpeg through
     4.0.2 does not check for an empty audio packet, leading to an assertion
    failure (CVE-2018-15822).  
    
    It also fixes mythbackend missing needed environment variables (mga#24104).
    
    For other changes/fixes in this update, see the referenced Release Notes.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24099
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24104
    - https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Release_Notes_-_29
    - https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Release_Notes_-_30
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-15822
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/mythtv-30.0-20190121.1.mga6
    - 6/core/mythtv-mythweb-30.0-1.mga6
    - 6/core/hdhomerun-20180817-1.mga6
    - 6/tainted/mythtv-30.0-20190121.1.mga6.tainted
    

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