Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3989-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3989-1
May 21, 2019

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

– Ubuntu 18.10
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in LibRaw.

Software Description:
– libraw: raw image decoder library

Details:

It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against LibRaw 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 18.10:
libraw16 0.18.13-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libraw16 0.18.8-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libraw15 0.17.1-1ubuntu0.5

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3989-1
CVE-2018-20337, CVE-2018-20363, CVE-2018-20364, CVE-2018-20365,
CVE-2018-5817, CVE-2018-5818, CVE-2018-5819

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.18.13-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.18.8-1ubuntu0.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.17.1-1ubuntu0.5