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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4959-1
May 18, 2021

gst-plugins-base1.0 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

GStreamer Base Plugins could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- gst-plugins-base1.0: GStreamer plugins

Details:

It was discovered that GStreamer Base Plugins incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.18.0-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.16.2-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.3

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base       1.8.3-1ubuntu0.3+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4959-1
  CVE-2021-3522

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.18.0-2ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.16.2-4ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.3

Ubuntu 4959-1: GStreamer Base Plugins vulnerability

May 18, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: GStreamer Base Plugins could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted input. Software Description: - gst-plugins-base1.0: GStreamer plugins Details: It was discovered that GStreamer Base Plugins incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.10: gstreamer1.0-plugins-base 1.18.0-2ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: gstreamer1.0-plugins-base 1.16.2-4ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: gstreamer1.0-plugins-base 1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.3 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: gstreamer1.0-plugins-base 1.8.3-1ubuntu0.3+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4959-1

CVE-2021-3522

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4959-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.18.0-2ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.16.2-4ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-base1.0/1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.3

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