Ubuntu 3852-1: Exiv2 vulnerabilities

    Date 10 Jan 2019
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3852-1
    January 10, 2019
    
    exiv2 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.
    
    Software Description:
    - exiv2: EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    CVE-2017-9239 only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
    (CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862,
    CVE-2017-14864, CVE-2017-17669, CVE-2017-9239, CVE-2018-16336,
    CVE-2018-1758)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      exiv2                           0.25-4ubuntu0.1
      libexiv2-14                     0.25-4ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      exiv2                           0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2
      libexiv2-14                     0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      exiv2                           0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3
      libexiv2-14                     0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      exiv2                           0.23-1ubuntu2.2
      libexiv2-12                     0.23-1ubuntu2.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3852-1
      CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862,
      CVE-2017-14864, CVE-2017-17669, CVE-2017-9239, CVE-2018-16336,
      CVE-2018-17581
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-4ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exiv2/0.23-1ubuntu2.2
    

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