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USN-5996-2: Libloius vulnerabilities

23 May 2023

Several security issues were fixed in liblouis.

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Releases

Packages

  • liblouis - Braille translation library - utilities

Details

USN-5996-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Liblouis. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 23.04.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2023-26767, CVE-2023-26768, CVE-2023-26769)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5996-1: python3-louis, liblouis-bin, liblouis20, liblouis-dev, python-louis, liblouis, liblouis14, liblouis9, liblouis-data