[USN-3767-2] GLib vulnerabilities

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[USN-3767-2] GLib vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3767-2
September 19, 2018

glib2.0 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in GLib.

Software Description:
- glib2.0: GLib Input, Output and Streaming Library (fam module)

Details:

USN-3767-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
 or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16428)

 It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
 information. (CVE-2018-16429)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  libglib2.0-0                    2.32.4-0ubuntu1.1
  libglib2.0-bin                  2.32.4-0ubuntu1.1
  libglib2.0-dev                  2.32.4-0ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3767-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3767-1
  CVE-2018-16428, CVE-2018-16429
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