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    Ubuntu 4545-1: libquicktime vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in libquicktime.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4545-1
    September 25, 2020
    
    libquicktime vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in libquicktime.
    
    Software Description:
    - libquicktime: Library for reading and writing quicktime files
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
    MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
    file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service
    (resource exhaustion). (CVE-2017-9122)
    
    It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
    MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
    file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause libquicktime to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9123, CVE-2017-9124,
    CVE-2017-9126, CVE-2017-9127, CVE-2017-9128)
    
    It was discovered that libquicktime incorrectly handled certain malformed
    MP4 files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted MP4
    file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    (CVE-2017-9125)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libquicktime2                   2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
      quicktime-utils                 2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
      quicktime-x11utils              2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4545-1
      CVE-2017-9122, CVE-2017-9123, CVE-2017-9124, CVE-2017-9125,
      CVE-2017-9126, CVE-2017-9127, CVE-2017-9128
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libquicktime/2:1.2.4-7+deb8u1ubuntu0.1
    
    
    

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