Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5449-1
May 26, 2022

libxv vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM


libXv could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- libxv: X11 Video extension library


It was discovered that libXv incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to 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 16.04 ESM:
   libxv1                          2:1.0.10-1ubuntu0.16.04.1~esm1

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