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USN-6269-1: GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerability

2 August 2023

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

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins incorrectly handled certain
FLAC image tags. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GStreamer
Good Plugins to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-37327)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6268-1: libgstreamer-gl1.0-0, libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev, gstreamer1.0-x, gstreamer1.0-plugins-base-apps, gst-plugins-base1.0, libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0, gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-1.0, gstreamer1.0-gl, gstreamer1.0-plugins-base-doc, gstreamer1.0-plugins-base, gstreamer1.0-alsa