USN-4073-1: libEBML vulnerability
25 July 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libEBML could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libebml - library for the EBML format
It was discovered that libEBML incorrectly handled certain media files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted media file, libEBML could possibly be made to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.