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USN-6369-1: libwebp vulnerability

14 September 2023

libwebp could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Releases

Packages

  • libwebp - Lossy compression of digital photographic images.

Details

It was discovered that libwebp incorrectly handled certain malformed
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted image file, a remote attacker could use this issue to
cause libwebp 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 23.04
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

References

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