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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6692-1
March 12, 2024

libgoogle-gson-java vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

Gson could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- libgoogle-gson-java: A Java serialization/deserialization library to convert 
Java Objects into JSON and back

Details:

It was discovered that Gson incorrectly handled deserialization of untrusted
input data. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   libgoogle-gson-java             2.8.8-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   libgoogle-gson-java             2.8.5-3+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   libgoogle-gson-java             2.8.5-3~18.04.1~esm1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   libgoogle-gson-java             2.4-1ubuntu0.1~esm1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6692-1
   CVE-2022-25647

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libgoogle-gson-java/2.8.8-1ubuntu0.1
 
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libgoogle-gson-java/2.8.5-3+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 6692-1: Gson vulnerability

March 12, 2024
Gson could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: Gson could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - libgoogle-gson-java: A Java serialization/deserialization library to convert Java Objects into JSON and back Details: It was discovered that Gson incorrectly handled deserialization of untrusted input data. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libgoogle-gson-java 2.8.8-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libgoogle-gson-java 2.8.5-3+deb10u1build0.20.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro): libgoogle-gson-java 2.8.5-3~18.04.1~esm1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro): libgoogle-gson-java 2.4-1ubuntu0.1~esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6692-1

CVE-2022-25647

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6692-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libgoogle-gson-java/2.8.8-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libgoogle-gson-java/2.8.5-3+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

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