Mageia 2019-0369: libvpx security update

    Date06 Dec 2019
    CategoryMageia
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libvpx packages fix security vulnerabilities: 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
    MGASA-2019-0369 - Updated libvpx packages fix security vulnerabilities
    
    Publication date: 06 Dec 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0369.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-2126,
         CVE-2019-9371
    
    Updated libvpx packages fix security vulnerabilities:
    
    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 (CVE-2019-2126, CVE-2019-9371).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25789
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4199-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-2126
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-9371
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libvpx-1.8.1-1.mga7
    
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