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USN-5229-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

2022-01-14 KENNETH 0

USN-5229-1: Firefox vulnerabilities Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, spoof the browser UI, bypass security restrictions, obtain sensitive information across domains, or execute arbitrary code. Source: USN-5229-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

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USN-5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

2022-01-13 KENNETH 0

USN-5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities USN-5224-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Ghostscript. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PostScript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Ghostscript to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Source: USN-5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

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USN-5227-1: Pillow vulnerabilities

2022-01-13 KENNETH 0

USN-5227-1: Pillow vulnerabilities It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-23437) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue ony affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 21.04. (CVE-2021-34552) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22815) It was discovered that Pillow [ more… ]

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USN-5226-1: systemd vulnerability

2022-01-13 KENNETH 0

USN-5226-1: systemd vulnerability It was discovered that systemd-tmpfiles employed uncontrolled recursion when removing deeply nested directory hierarchies. A local attacker could exploit this to cause systemd-tmpfiles to crash or have other unspecified impacts. Source: USN-5226-1: systemd vulnerability

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USN-5210-2: Linux kernel regression

2022-01-13 KENNETH 0

USN-5210-2: Linux kernel regression USN-5210-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Unfortunately, that update introduced a regression that caused failures to boot in environments with AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) enabled. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Nadav Amit discovered that the hugetlb implementation in the Linux kernel did not perform TLB flushes under certain conditions. A local attacker could use this to leak or alter data from other processes that use huge pages. (CVE-2021-4002) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly enforce certain types of entries in the Secure Boot Forbidden Signature Database (aka dbx) protection mechanism. An attacker could use this to bypass UEFI Secure Boot restrictions. (CVE-2020-26541) It was discovered that a race condition existed in the overlay file system implementation in the Linux kernel. A local [ more… ]