USN-4470-1: sane-backends vulnerabilities

24 August 2020

Several security issues were fixed in sane-backends.

Releases

Packages

  • sane-backends - None

Details

Kritphong Mongkhonvanit discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled
certain packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
sensitive memory information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
(CVE-2017-6318)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu
20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-12861)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
sensitive information. (CVE-2020-12862, CVE-2020-12863)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
sensitive information. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-12864)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-12865)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu
20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-12866)

It was discovered that sane-backends incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2020-12867)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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