USN-4529-1: FreeImage vulnerabilities
22 September 2020
Several security issues were fixed in FreeImage.
- freeimage - Support library for graphics image formats
It was discovered that FreeImage incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted TIFF file, a
remote attacker could use this issue to cause a heap buffer overflow,
resulting in a denial of service attack. (CVE-2019-12211)
It was discovered that FreeImage incorrectly processed images under
certain circumstances. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted TIFF
file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a stack
exhaustion condition, resulting in a denial of service attack.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-6586-1: libfreeimageplus-doc, freeimage, libfreeimage3, libfreeimage-dev, libfreeimageplus3, libfreeimageplus-dev