[USN-6291-1] GStreamer vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6291-1
August 16, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
GStreamer could be made to denial of service if it received a specially
crafted datetime string.
- gstreamer1.0: GObject introspection data for the GStreamer library
Hanno Bock discovered that GStreamer incorrecly handled certain datetime
strings. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or expose sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A GStreamer security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS.