Ubuntu 3958-1: GStreamer Base Plugins vulnerability

    Date29 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    GStreamer Base Plugins could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3958-1
    April 29, 2019
    
    gst-plugins-base0.10, gst-plugins-base1.0 vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    GStreamer Base Plugins could be made to crash or run programs if it
    received specially crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - gst-plugins-base1.0: GStreamer plugins
    - gst-plugins-base0.10: GStreamer plugins
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that GStreamer Base Plugins did not correctly handle
    certain malformed RTSP streams. If a user were tricked into opening a
    crafted RTSP stream with a GStreamer application, an attacker could cause a
    denial of service via application crash, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.14.4-1ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.14.1-1ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      gstreamer0.10-plugins-base      0.10.36-2ubuntu0.2
      gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.8.3-1ubuntu0.3
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3958-1
      CVE-2019-9928
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.14.4-1ubuntu1.1
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.14.1-1ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base0.10/0.10.36-2ubuntu0.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.8.3-1ubuntu0.3
    
    
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