USN-5005-1: DjVuLibre vulnerability

05 July 2021

DjVuLibre could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it opened a specially crafted file.

Releases

Packages

  • djvulibre - DjVu image format library and tools

Details

It was discovered that DjVuLibre incorrectly handled certain djvu files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or
cause a crash.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

References