[USN-5398-1] Simple DirectMedia Layer vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5398-1 April 28, 2022
libsdl1.2, libsdl2 vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Summary:
SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – libsdl2: Cross-platform multimedia library with low access to hardware – libsdl1.2: Simple DirectMedia Layer
Details:
It was discovered that SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause 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 21.10: libsdl2-2.0-0 2.0.14+dfsg2-3ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libsdl1.2debian 1.2.15+dfsg2-0.1ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libsdl1.2debian 1.2.15+dfsg1-3ubuntu0.1+esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libsdl1.2debian 1.2.15-8ubuntu1.1+esm2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5398-1 CVE-2021-33657
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsdl2/2.0.14+dfsg2-3ubuntu0.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsdl1.2/1.2.15+dfsg2-0.1ubuntu0.2