Ubuntu 4073-1: libEBML vulnerability

    Date25 Jul 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4073-1
    July 25, 2019
    
    libebml vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - libebml: library for the EBML format
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that libEBML incorrectly handled certain media files. If
    a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted media file, libEBML
    could possibly be made to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libebml4v5                      1.3.5-2ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libebml4v5                      1.3.3-1ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4073-1
      CVE-2019-13615
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libebml/1.3.5-2ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libebml/1.3.3-1ubuntu0.1
    
    
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