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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2016-1898): Libav vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2944-1 (CVE-2016-1898): Libav vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

FFmpeg 2.x allows remote attackers to conduct cross-origin attacks and read arbitrary files by using the subfile protocol in an HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) M3U8 file, leading to an external HTTP request in which the URL string contains an arbitrary line of a local file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libavcodec53
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libavformat53

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