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USN-6402-2: LibTomMath vulnerability

27 November 2023

LibTomMatch could be made to execute arbitrary code or denial of service if it received a specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • libtommath - multiple-precision integer library [development files]

Details

USN-6402-1 fixed vulnerabilities in LibTomMath. This update
provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 23.10.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that LibTomMath incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
and cause a denial of service (DoS).

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.10

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6402-1: libtommath, libtommath-doc, libtommath-docs, libtommath0, libtommath1, libtommath-dev