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    Ubuntu 4199-2: libvpx vulnerabilities

    Date 15 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in libvpx.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4199-2
    July 15, 2020
    
    libvpx vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in libvpx.
    
    Software Description:
    - libvpx: VP8 and VP9 video codec
    
    Details:
    
    USN-4199-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libvpx. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     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.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libvpx1                         1.3.0-2ubuntu0.1~esm1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4199-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4199-1
      CVE-2017-13194, CVE-2019-9232, CVE-2019-9433
    

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