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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4014-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4014-2
Posted Jun 11, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4014-2 - USN-4014-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-12450
MD5 | e5528df5a69dd70a855ec85bc739c98d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4014-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4014-2
June 11, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

GLib could be made to expose sensitive information if it
received a specially crafted file.

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

Details:

USN-4014-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm1
libglib2.0-bin 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm1
libglib2.0-dev 2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libglib2.0-0 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.2
libglib2.0-bin 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.2
libglib2.0-dev 2.32.4-0ubuntu1.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4014-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4014-1
CVE-2019-12450

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