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USN-4057-1: Zipios vulnerability

15 July 2019

Zipios could be made to crash or consume system resources if it received specially crafted input.



  • zipios++ - small C++ library for reading zip files (development)


Mike Salvatore discovered that Zipios mishandled certain malformed ZIP files. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to cause a denial of service or consume
system resources. (CVE-2019-13453)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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


Related notices

  • USN-4055-1: libflightcrew-dev, libflightcrew0v5, flightcrew