Ubuntu 4156-2: SDL vulnerabilities

    Date16 Oct 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ubuntu Large
    Several security issues were fixed in SDL.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4156-2
    October 16, 2019
    
    libsdl1.2 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in SDL.
    
    Software Description:
    - libsdl1.2: Simple DirectMedia Layer debug files
    
    Details:
    
    USN-4156-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in SDL. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     It was discovered that SDL incorrectly handled certain images. If a user
     were tricked into opening a crafted image file, a remote attacker could
     use this issue to cause SDL to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
     possibly execute arbitary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      libsdl1.2debian                 1.2.15-8ubuntu1.1+esm1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      libsdl1.2debian                 1.2.14-6.4ubuntu3.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4156-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4156-1
      CVE-2019-13616, CVE-2019-7572, CVE-2019-7573, CVE-2019-7574,
      CVE-2019-7575, CVE-2019-7576, CVE-2019-7577, CVE-2019-7578,
      CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637
    
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