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USN-3770-2: Little CMS vulnerabilities

USN-3770-1 fixed a vulnerability in Little CMS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Pedro Ribeiro discoreved that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4276) Ibrahim El-Sayed discovered that…

20 September 2018 | ubuntu-12.04-esm

USN-3770-1: Little CMS vulnerabilities

Ibrahim El-Sayed discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10165) Quang Nguyen discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16435)

20 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts

USN-3769-1: Bind vulnerability

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled the deny-answer-aliases feature. If this feature is enabled, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

20 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts

USN-3766-2: PHP vulnerabilities

USN-3766-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in JPEG images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14851,…

19 September 2018 | ubuntu-12.04-esm

USN-3767-2: GLib vulnerabilities

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…

19 September 2018 | ubuntu-12.04-esm

USN-3768-1: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple security issues in Ghostscript. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use these issues to access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service.

19 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts

USN-3767-1: GLib vulnerabilities

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)

19 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts

USN-3722-6: ClamAV vulnerabilities

USN-3722-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The new package introduced an issue which caused dpkg-reconfigure to enter an infinite loop. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain HWP files. A remote attacker could use this…

18 September 2018 | ubuntu-12.04-esm

USN-3766-1: PHP vulnerabilities

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled restarting certain child processes when php-fpm is used. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-9253) It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in JPEG images. A remote attacker…

18 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts

USN-3722-5: ClamAV regression

USN-3722-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The new package introduced an issue which caused dpkg-reconfigure to enter an infinite loop. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain HWP files. A remote attacker could use this…

18 September 2018 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts, ubuntu-14.04-lts