USN-3706-2: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities
10 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
USN-3706-1 fixed a vulnerability in libjpeg-turbo. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
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