Ubuntu 3230-1: Pillow vulnerabilities

    Date13 Mar 2017
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Pillow.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3230-1
    March 13, 2017
    
    pillow vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.10
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Pillow.
    
    Software Description:
    - pillow: Python Imaging Library
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain compressed text
    chunks in PNG images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
    cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
    affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9601)
    
    Cris Neckar discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain malformed
    images. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Pillow to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
    (CVE-2016-9189)
    
    Cris Neckar discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain malformed
    images. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Pillow to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2016-9190)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.10:
      python-imaging                  3.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
      python-pil                      3.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
      python3-pil                     3.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      python-imaging                  3.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
      python-pil                      3.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
      python3-pil                     3.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      python-imaging                  2.3.0-1ubuntu3.4
      python-pil                      2.3.0-1ubuntu3.4
      python3-imaging                 2.3.0-1ubuntu3.4
      python3-pil                     2.3.0-1ubuntu3.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3230-1
      CVE-2014-9601, CVE-2016-9189, CVE-2016-9190
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pillow/3.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pillow/3.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pillow/2.3.0-1ubuntu3.4
    
    
    

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