[USN-3615-1] LibRaw vulnerabilities

classic Classic list List threaded Threaded
1 message Options
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view

[USN-3615-1] LibRaw vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers-3
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3615-1
April 03, 2018

libraw vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


LibRaw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- libraw: raw image decoder library


It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against LibRaw to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libraw16                        0.18.2-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libraw15                        0.17.1-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libraw9                         0.15.4-1ubuntu0.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2017-16909, CVE-2017-16910, CVE-2018-5800, CVE-2018-5801,

Package Information:

ubuntu-security-announce mailing list
[hidden email]
Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security-announce

signature.asc (817 bytes) Download Attachment