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A GStreamer Good Plugins security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, and 20.10.



USN-4928-1: GStreamer Good Plugins vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4928-1
April 28, 2021

gst-plugins-good1.0 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in GStreamer Plugins Good.

Software Description:
- gst-plugins-good1.0: GStreamer plugins

Details:

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause access sensitive information
or cause a crash. (CVE-2021-3497)

It was discovered that GStreamer Good Plugins incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or cause
a crash. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu
20.10. (CVE-2021-3498)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.10:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.18.0-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.16.2-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.8.3-1ubuntu0.5

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4928-1
CVE-2021-3497, CVE-2021-3498

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.18.0-1ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.16.2-1ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.14.5-0ubuntu1~18.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gst-plugins-good1.0/1.8.3-1ubuntu0.5