Ubuntu 5672-2: GMP vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5672-2
March 06, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

GMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- gmp: Multiprecision arithmetic library developers tools

Details:

USN-5672-1 fixed a vulnerability in GMP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  It was discovered that GMP did not properly manage memory
  on 32-bit platforms when processing a specially crafted
  input. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
  applications using GMP to crash, resulting in a denial of
  service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
   libgmp-dev                      2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1
   libgmp10                        2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1
   libgmpxx4ldbl                   2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5672-2
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5672-1
   CVE-2021-43618

Ubuntu 5672-2: GMP vulnerability

March 6, 2023
GMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: GMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - gmp: Multiprecision arithmetic library developers tools Details: USN-5672-1 fixed a vulnerability in GMP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details:  It was discovered that GMP did not properly manage memory  on 32-bit platforms when processing a specially crafted  input. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause  applications using GMP to crash, resulting in a denial of  service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:   libgmp-dev                      2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1   libgmp10                        2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1   libgmpxx4ldbl                   2:5.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5672-2

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5672-1

  CVE-2021-43618

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5672-2

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