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USN-5055-1: GNOME grilo vulnerability

30 August 2021

grilo could be made to allow MITM attacks.



  • grilo - Framework for discovering and browsing media - GObject introspect


Michael Catanzaro discovered that grilo incorrectly handled certain TLS
certificate verification. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
MITM attacks.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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