Ubuntu 4073-1: libEBML vulnerability

    Date25 Jul 2019
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4073-1
    July 25, 2019
    libebml vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
    Software Description:
    - libebml: library for the EBML format
    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.
    Package Information:
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