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rtmpdump vulnerabilities

  • Vendor: Ubuntu
  • Vendor ID: USN-3283-1
  • Date: May 09, 2017


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3283-1
May 09, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

rtmpdump could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
processed a specially crafted stream.

Software Description:
- rtmpdump: small dumper for media content streamed over the RTMP protocol

Details:

Dave McDaniel discovered that rtmpdump incorrectly handled certain
malformed streams. If a user were tricked into processing a specially
crafted stream, a remote attacker could cause rtmpdump to crash, resulting
in 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 16.04 LTS:
librtmp1 2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
librtmp0 2.4+20121230.gitdf6c518-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3283-1
CVE-2015-8270, CVE-2015-8271, CVE-2015-8272

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rtmpdump/2.4+20151223.gitfa8646d-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rtmpdump/2.4+20121230.gitdf6c518-1ubuntu0.1


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