USN-4545-1: libquicktime vulnerabilities

25 September 2020

Several security issues were fixed in libquicktime.

Releases

Packages

  • 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

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