Ubuntu 4921-1: libcaca vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4921-1
April 20, 2021

libcaca vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

libcaca could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted
image.

Software Description:
- libcaca: None

Details:

It was discovered that libcaca incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
  caca-utils                      0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1
  libcaca0                        0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  caca-utils                      0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1
  libcaca0                        0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  caca-utils                      0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2
  libcaca0                        0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  caca-utils                      0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2
  libcaca0                        0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  caca-utils                      0.99.beta18-1ubuntu5.1+esm1
  libcaca0                        0.99.beta18-1ubuntu5.1+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4921-1
  CVE-2021-3410

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 4921-1: libcaca vulnerability

April 20, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: libcaca could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted image. Software Description: - libcaca: None Details: It was discovered that libcaca incorrectly handled certain images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.10: caca-utils 0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1 libcaca0 0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: caca-utils 0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1 libcaca0 0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: caca-utils 0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2 libcaca0 0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: caca-utils 0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2 libcaca0 0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: caca-utils 0.99.beta18-1ubuntu5.1+esm1 libcaca0 0.99.beta18-1ubuntu5.1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4921-1

CVE-2021-3410

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4921-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2.1ubuntu1.20.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.18.04.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcaca/0.99.beta19-2ubuntu0.16.04.2

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