Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4697-2
January 20, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Pillow could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
– pillow: Python Imaging Library
USN-4697-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Pillow. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain PCX image files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
PCX file, a remote attacker could possibly cause Pillow to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-35653)
It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If
a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
image file, a remote attacker could possibly cause Pillow to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-10177)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.