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USN-4190-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities

13 November 2019

Several security issues were fixed in libjpeg-turbo.

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It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2018-14498)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-19664)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-20330)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images.
An attacker could possibly cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-2201)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5553-1: libjpeg-turbo-test, libjpeg-turbo8, libjpeg-turbo8-dev, libturbojpeg, libjpeg-turbo-progs, libjpeg-turbo