Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5637-1
September 26, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
– Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
libvpx could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
– libvpx: VP8 and VP9 video codec
It was discovered that libvpx incorrectly handled certain WebM media
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash an application
using libvpx under certain conditions, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.