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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4957-2
May 18, 2021

djvulibre vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in DjVuLibre.

Software Description:
- djvulibre: DjVu image format library and tools

Details:

USN-4957-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in DjVuLibre. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that DjVuLibre incorrectly handled certain memory
 operations. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
 specially crafted DjVu file, a remote attacker could cause applications
 to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
 arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  libdjvulibre21                  3.5.27.1-5ubuntu0.1+esm1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4957-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4957-1
  CVE-2021-32490, CVE-2021-32491, CVE-2021-32492, CVE-2021-32493,
  CVE-2021-3500

Ubuntu 4957-2: DjVuLibre vulnerabilities

May 18, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in DjVuLibre. Software Description: - djvulibre: DjVu image format library and tools Details: USN-4957-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in DjVuLibre. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that DjVuLibre incorrectly handled certain memory operations. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted DjVu file, a remote attacker could cause applications to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libdjvulibre21 3.5.27.1-5ubuntu0.1+esm1 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4957-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4957-1

CVE-2021-32490, CVE-2021-32491, CVE-2021-32492, CVE-2021-32493,

CVE-2021-3500

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4957-2

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