Ubuntu 3080-1: Python Imaging Library vulnerabilities

    Date15 Sep 2016
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Python Imaging Library could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input or opened a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3080-1
    September 15, 2016
    
    python-imaging vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Python Imaging Library could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
    input or opened a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - python-imaging: Python Imaging Library
    
    Details:
    
    Eric Soroos discovered that the Python Imaging Library incorrectly handled
    certain malformed FLI or PhotoCD files. A remote attacker could use this
    issue to cause Python Imaging Library to crash, resulting in a denial of
    service. (CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533)
    
    Andrew Drake discovered that the Python Imaging Library incorrectly validated
    input. A remote attacker could use this to cause Python Imaging Library to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3589)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-imaging                  1.1.7-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3080-1
      CVE-2014-3589, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-imaging/1.1.7-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
    
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