USN-5148-1: hivex vulnerability
16 November 2021
hivex could be made to crash or leak information if it received specially crafted input.
- hivex - utilities for reading and writing Windows Registry hives
It was discovered that hivex incorrectly handled certain input. An attacker
could use this vulnerability to cause a crash or obtain sensitive information.
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-5148-2: libwin-hivex-perl, hivex, ruby-hivex, libhivex-ocaml-dev, libhivex-dev, libhivex-ocaml, libhivex0, python3-hivex, libhivex-bin, python-hivex