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    Ubuntu 4564-1: Apache Tika vulnerabilities

    Date 06 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Apache Tika could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
    
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4564-1
    October 05, 2020
    
    tika vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Apache Tika could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
    file.
    
    Software Description:
    - tika: A content analysis toolkit
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Apache Tika can have an excessive memory usage by
    using a crafted or corrupt PSD file. An attacker could use it to cause a
    denial of service (crash). (CVE-2020-1950, CVE-2020-1951)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libtika-java                    1.5-4ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4564-1
      CVE-2020-1950, CVE-2020-1951
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tika/1.5-4ubuntu0.1
    

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