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USN-5227-2: Pillow vulnerabilities

17 January 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Pillow.

Releases

Packages

  • pillow - Python Imaging Library

Details

USN-5227-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Pillow. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5227-1: pillow, python3-pil.imagetk, python-pil.imagetk, python-pil, python-pil-doc, python3-pil