USN-3706-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities
09 July 2018
libjpeg-turbo could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libjpeg-turbo - library for handling JPEG files
It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain malformed
JPEG images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted JPEG image, a remote attacker could cause libjpeg-turbo
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3706-2: libjpeg-turbo, libjpeg-turbo8