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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3838-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3838-1
Posted Dec 6, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3838-1 - 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 code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-5807, CVE-2018-5813
MD5 | 879b86e3856df5f621b8482aaf06a069

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3838-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3838-1
December 06, 2018

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

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

Summary:

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

Details:

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
code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libraw16 0.18.8-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libraw15 0.17.1-1ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libraw9 0.15.4-1ubuntu0.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3838-1
CVE-2018-5807, CVE-2018-5810, CVE-2018-5811, CVE-2018-5812,
CVE-2018-5813, CVE-2018-5815, CVE-2018-5816

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.18.8-1ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.17.1-1ubuntu0.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.15.4-1ubuntu0.3

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