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USN-5340-1: CKEditor vulnerabilities

22 March 2022

Several security issues were fixed in CKEditor.

Releases

Packages

  • ckeditor - text editor which can be embedded into web pages

Details

Kyaw Min Thein discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue
to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-9861)

Micha Bentkowski discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-9281)

Anton Subbotin discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 21.10. (CVE-2021-32808)

Anton Subbotin discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
inject arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-32809)

Or Sahar discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled certain
inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary code. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-33829)

Mika Kulmala discovered that CKEditor incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-37695)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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