USN-4396-1: libexif vulnerabilities

16 June 2020

Several security issues were fixed in libexif.

Releases

Packages

  • libexif - library to parse EXIF files

Details

It was discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
(CVE-2020-0093, CVE-2020-0182)

It was discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a remote denial of service.
(CVE-2020-0198)

It was discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information or
cause a crash. (CVE-2020-13112)

It was discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash.
(CVE-2020-13113)

It was discovered libexif incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2020-13114)

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

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to effect the necessary changes.