[USN-3788-2] Tex Live-bin vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3788-2
October 23, 2018

texlive-bin vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 18.10

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Tex Live.

Software Description:
– texlive-bin: TeX Live: path search library for TeX (development part)

Details:

USN-3788-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Tex Live. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10

Original advisory details:

=C2=A0It was discovered that Tex Live incorrectly handled certain files.
=C2=A0An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
=C2=A0(CVE-2018-17407)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
=C2=A0 texlive-binaries=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=A02018.20180824.48463-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
=C2=A0 https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3788-2
=C2=A0 https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3788-1
=C2=A0 CVE-2018-17407

Package Information:
=C2=A0 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/texlive-bin/2018.20180824.48463=
-1ubuntu0.1
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