USN-6165-2: GLib vulnerabilities
19 October 2023
Several security issues were fixed in GLib.
- glib2.0 - GLib library of C routines
USN-6165-1 fixed vulnerabilities in GLib. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled non-normal GVariants. An
attacker could use this issue to cause GLib to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or perform other unknown attacks.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-6165-1: glib2.0, libglib2.0-data, libglib2.0-bin, libglib2.0-dev, libglib2.0-0, libglib2.0-doc, libglib2.0-tests, libglib2.0-dev-bin