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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3700-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3700-1
Posted Jul 3, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3700-1 - It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information. It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998, CVE-2018-10999, CVE-2018-11531, CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265
MD5 | f90e6188ca493c98ad04b286dcdd3824

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3700-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3700-1
July 03, 2018

exiv2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- 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 to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2018-10999)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-11531)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
exiv2 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1
libexiv2-14 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
exiv2 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1
libexiv2-14 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
exiv2 0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.2
libexiv2-14 0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.2

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

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3700-1
CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998, CVE-2018-10999, CVE-2018-11531,
CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.23-1ubuntu2.1
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