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USN-3245-1: GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerabilities

27 March 2017

GStreamer Good Plugins could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.




Hanno Böck discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins did not correctly handle
certain malformed media files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted media file with a GStreamer application, an attacker could cause a
denial of service via application crash.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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