Ubuntu 4190-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities

    Date 13 Nov 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in libjpeg-turbo.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4190-1
    November 13, 2019
    
    libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in libjpeg-turbo.
    
    Software Description:
    - libjpeg-turbo: library for handling JPEG files
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
    This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
    (CVE-2018-14498)
    
    It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
    This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-19664)
    
    It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This
    issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-20330)
    
    It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images.
    An attacker could possibly cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2019-2201)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libjpeg-turbo8                  2.0.1-0ubuntu2.2
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libjpeg-turbo8                  1.5.2-0ubuntu5.18.04.3
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libjpeg-turbo8                  1.4.2-0ubuntu3.3
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4190-1
      CVE-2018-14498, CVE-2018-19664, CVE-2018-20330, CVE-2019-2201
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libjpeg-turbo/2.0.1-0ubuntu2.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libjpeg-turbo/1.5.2-0ubuntu5.18.04.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libjpeg-turbo/1.4.2-0ubuntu3.3
    

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