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USN-5227-1: Pillow vulnerabilities

13 January 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Pillow.

Releases

Packages

  • pillow - Python Imaging Library

Details

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to hang, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2021-23437)

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. This issue ony affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and
Ubuntu 21.04. (CVE-2021-34552)

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22815)

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2022-22816)

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22817)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5227-2: python-imaging-sane, python-imaging-compat, python3-pil.imagetk, python-imaging-doc, python-sane, python3-sane, python3-imaging, python-pil, pillow, python-imaging-tk, python3-imaging-tk, python-pil-doc, python-pil.imagetk, python-imaging, python3-pil, python3-imaging-sane