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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6629-2
February 14, 2024

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- ujson: ultra fast JSON encoder and decoder for Python 3

Details:

USN-6629-1 fixed vulnerabilities in UltraJSON.
This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

  It was discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly handled certain input with
  a large amount of indentation. An attacker could possibly use this issue
  to crash the program, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-45958)
  
  Jake Miller discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly decoded certain
  characters. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause key
  confusion and overwrite values in dictionaries. (CVE-2022-31116)
  
  It was discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly handled an error when
  reallocating a buffer for string decoding. An attacker could possibly
  use this issue to corrupt memory. (CVE-2022-31117)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   python3-ujson                   1.35-4ubuntu0.1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6629-2
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6629-1
   CVE-2021-45958

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ujson/1.35-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 6629-2: UltraJSON vulnerability

February 14, 2024
UltraJSON could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Summary: UltraJSON could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - ujson: ultra fast JSON encoder and decoder for Python 3 Details: USN-6629-1 fixed vulnerabilities in UltraJSON. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Original advisory details: It was discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly handled certain input with a large amount of indentation. An attacker could possibly use this issue to crash the program, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-45958) Jake Miller discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly decoded certain characters. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause key confusion and overwrite values in dictionaries. (CVE-2022-31116) It was discovered that UltraJSON incorrectly handled an error when reallocating a buffer for string decoding. An attacker could possibly use this issue to corrupt memory. (CVE-2022-31117)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python3-ujson 1.35-4ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6629-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6629-1

CVE-2021-45958

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6629-2

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ujson/1.35-4ubuntu0.1

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