Executive Summary

Summary
Title libvpx vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-4199-1First vendor Publication2019-11-25
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-11-25
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libvpx.

Software Description: - libvpx: VP8 and VP9 video codec

Details:

It was discovered that libvpx did not properly handle certain malformed WebM media files. If an application using libvpx opened a specially crafted WebM file, a remote attacker could cause 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 19.04:
libvpx5 1.7.0-3ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libvpx5 1.7.0-3ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libvpx3 1.5.0-2ubuntu1.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4199-1
CVE-2017-13194, CVE-2019-2126, CVE-2019-9232, CVE-2019-9325,
CVE-2019-9371, CVE-2019-9433

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvpx/1.7.0-3ubuntu0.19.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvpx/1.7.0-3ubuntu0.18.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvpx/1.5.0-2ubuntu1.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4199-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation
33 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read
17 %CWE-415Double Free

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os3
Os10

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-05-11Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2018-1015.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-03-09Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2018-967.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-03-05Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4132.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-02-26Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1290.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-01-24Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-6349371aa1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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