[USN-3782-1] Liblouis vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3782-1
October 03, 2018

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

– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Liblouis.

Software Description:
– liblouis: Braille translation library – utilities

Details:

Henri Salo discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-12085)

It was discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-17294)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
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untu0.3
=C2=A0 liblouis14=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
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3.5.0-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
=C2=A0 liblouis-bin=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A02.6.4-2ub=
untu0.4
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=C2=A02.6.4-2ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
=C2=A0 liblouis-bin=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=
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untu1.5
=C2=A0 liblouis2=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=
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=C2=A02.5.3-2ubuntu1.5

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

References:
=C2=A0 https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3782-1
=C2=A0 CVE-2018-12085, CVE-2018-17294

Package Information:
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/liblouis/3.5.0-1ubuntu0.3
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/liblouis/2.6.4-2ubuntu0.4
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/liblouis/2.5.3-2ubuntu1.5
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