USN-5398-1: Simple DirectMedia Layer vulnerability
28 April 2022
SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libsdl1.2 - Simple DirectMedia Layer
- libsdl2 - Cross-platform multimedia library with low access to hardware
It was discovered that SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) incorrectly handled
certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.