USN-3639-1: LibRaw vulnerabilities

8 May 2018

libraw vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 17.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in LibRaw.

Software Description

  • libraw - raw image decoder library

Details

It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10528)

It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-10529)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libraw16 - 0.18.8-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 17.10
libraw16 - 0.18.2-2ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libraw15 - 0.17.1-1ubuntu0.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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