Ubuntu 5570-1: zlib vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5570-1
August 17, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

zlib could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- zlib: Lossless data-compression library

Details:

Evgeny Legerov discovered that zlib incorrectly handled memory when
performing certain inflate operations. An attacker could use this issue
to cause zlib to 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 18.04 LTS:
   lib32z1                         1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2
   lib64z1                         1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2
   libx32z1                        1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2
   zlib1g                          1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   lib32z1                         1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2
   lib64z1                         1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2
   libx32z1                        1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2
   zlib1g                          1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
   lib32z1                         1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2
   lib64z1                         1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2
   libx32z1                        1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2
   zlib-bin                        1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2
   zlib1g                          1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5570-1
   CVE-2022-37434

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zlib/1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 5570-1: zlib vulnerability

August 17, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: zlib could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - zlib: Lossless data-compression library Details: Evgeny Legerov discovered that zlib incorrectly handled memory when performing certain inflate operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause zlib to 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 18.04 LTS: lib32z1 1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2 lib64z1 1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2 libx32z1 1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2 zlib1g 1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: lib32z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2 lib64z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2 libx32z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2 zlib1g 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.3+esm2 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: lib32z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2 lib64z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2 libx32z1 1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2 zlib-bin 1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2 zlib1g 1:1.2.8.dfsg-1ubuntu1.1+esm2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5570-1

CVE-2022-37434

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5570-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/zlib/1:1.2.11.dfsg-0ubuntu2.2

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