USN-4386-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerability

09 June 2020

libjpeg-turbo could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted PPM file.

Releases

Packages

  • libjpeg-turbo - library for handling JPEG files

Details

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain PPM files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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

References