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A GStreamer Bad Plugins security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, 23.04, and 23.10.

[USN-6526-1] GStreamer Bad Plugins vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6526-1
November 29, 2023

gst-plugins-bad1.0 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in GStreamer Bad Plugins.

Software Description:
- gst-plugins-bad1.0: GStreamer plugins


It was discovered that GStreamer Bad Plugins incorrectly handled certain
media files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GStreamer
Bad Plugins to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad 1.22.4-1ubuntu1.1
libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0 1.22.4-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 23.04:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad 1.22.1-1ubuntu1.1
libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0 1.22.1-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad 1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1
libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0 1.20.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad 1.16.3-0ubuntu1.1
libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0 1.16.3-0ubuntu1.1

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

CVE-2023-37329, CVE-2023-40474, CVE-2023-40475, CVE-2023-40476,
CVE-2023-44429, CVE-2023-44446

Package Information: