[USN-5356-1] DOSBox vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5356-1 March 30, 2022
dosbox vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in DOSBox.
Software Description: – dosbox: An Open Source DOS emulator to run old DOS games.
Details:
Alexandre Bartel discovered that DOSBox incorrectly handled long lines in certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-7165)
Alexandre Bartel discovered that DOSBox incorrectly performed access control over certain directories. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-12594)
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: dosbox 0.74-4.3ubuntu0.1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5356-1 CVE-2019-12594, CVE-2019-7165
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dosbox/0.74-4.3ubuntu0.1