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Ubuntu: New libvpx packages fix security vulnerabilities

Chris Evans discovered that libvpx did not properly perform bounds checking. If an application using libvpx opened a specially crafted WebM file, an attacker could cause a denial of service. Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1087-1 March 11, 2011
libvpx vulnerability
CVE-2010-4489
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 10.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 10.10:
libvpx0 0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

Details follow:

Chris Evans discovered that libvpx did not properly perform bounds
checking. If an application using libvpx opened a specially crafted WebM
file, an attacker could cause a denial of service.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 10.10:

Source archives:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1.debian.tar.gz
Size/MD5: 11048 c115b3e109a4755efaa01e5b89c56d02
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1.dsc
Size/MD5: 1215 eb2437db5492a8eaabdcb066559ef9aa
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx_0.9.5.orig.tar.bz2
Size/MD5: 1250422 4bf2f2c76700202c1fe9201fcb0680e3

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx-doc_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_all.deb
Size/MD5: 229474 84ca7bf3c8ec129cef1d3ffe883a46b7

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx-dev_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 335514 a225a5d9547d5790b2ce543757d94650
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0-dbg_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 543526 1896975be601150457a038df07564649
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 258726 3afd9e92a7b3890261270f11077d0f49

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx-dev_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 315194 48ba93627e2e04f45a8fca9010468e0b
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0-dbg_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 509944 dab7d1fea70f16345e99672ac1d6e1a4
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 236882 4924a55e7f167fc07d3e0b5be3923b3c

armel architecture (ARM Architecture):

http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx-dev_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_armel.deb
Size/MD5: 320462 c2a7da209a25abcd5b47526bd2517a21
http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0-dbg_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_armel.deb
Size/MD5: 483256 b4ba9b76bf8e86420ba47ae91134cf1c
http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_armel.deb
Size/MD5: 260228 afd755c9ab8251adf8f53d302f1c3f63

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):

http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx-dev_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 314390 5049a1e59ba3de34ac6313a49bdd34e0
http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0-dbg_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 484516 16a277103707f8da64039387044edc55
http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libv/libvpx/libvpx0_0.9.5-2~build0.10.10.1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 249876 110c4e365f1e545f98bf4b5412a39044
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