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USN-5715-1: LibRaw vulnerabilities

7 November 2022

Several security issues were fixed in LibRaw.

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Releases

Packages

  • libraw - raw image decoder library

Details

It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against LibRaw to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.