USN-4959-1: GStreamer Base Plugins vulnerability

18 May 2021

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

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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
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

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