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USN-3080-1: Python Imaging Library vulnerabilities

15 September 2016

Python Imaging Libary could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input or opened a specially crafted file.

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Details

Eric Soroos discovered that the Python Imaging Library incorrectly handled
certain malformed FLI or PhotoCD files. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause Python Imaging Library to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533)

Andrew Drake discovered that the Python Imaging Libray incorrectly validated
input. A remote attacker could use this to cause Python Imaging Library to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3589)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3090-1: python-imaging-sane, python-pil.imagetk, python3-pil.imagetk, python-imaging, python3-imaging-tk, python-pil-doc, python-sane, python3-sane, python3-imaging, python3-imaging-sane, python-imaging-tk, pillow, python-pil, python-imaging-compat, python3-pil, python-imaging-doc