[USN-3852-1] Exiv2 vulnerabilities

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

[USN-3852-1] Exiv2 vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3852-1
January 10, 2019

exiv2 vulnerabilities
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.

Software Description:
- exiv2: EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool

Details:

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
CVE-2017-9239 only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
(CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862,
CVE-2017-14864, CVE-2017-17669, CVE-2017-9239, CVE-2018-16336,
CVE-2018-1758)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
  exiv2                           0.25-4ubuntu0.1
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.23-1ubuntu2.2
  libexiv2-12                     0.23-1ubuntu2.2

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3852-1
  CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862,
  CVE-2017-14864, CVE-2017-17669, CVE-2017-9239, CVE-2018-16336,
  CVE-2018-17581

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-4ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.23-1ubuntu2.2
--
ubuntu-security-announce mailing list
[hidden email]
Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security-announce

signature.asc (836 bytes) Download Attachment