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USN-4133-1: Wireshark vulnerabilities

2019-09-16 KENNETH 0

USN-4133-1: Wireshark vulnerabilities Wireshark vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.04 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary Wireshark could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic or input files. Software Description wireshark – network traffic analyzer Details It was discovered that Wireshark improperly handled certain input. A remote or local attacker could cause Wireshark to crash by injecting malformed packets onto the wire or convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.04 libwireshark-data – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 libwireshark11 – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 libwiretap8 – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 libwscodecs2 – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 libwsutil9 – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 tshark – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 wireshark – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 wireshark-common – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 wireshark-gtk – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 wireshark-qt – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu19.04.0 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS libwireshark-data – 2.6.10-1~ubuntu18.04.0 libwireshark11 [ more… ]

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USN-4129-2: curl vulnerability

2019-09-13 KENNETH 0

USN-4129-2: curl vulnerability curl vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary curl could be made to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if it incorrectly handled memory during TFTP transfers. Software Description curl – HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries Details USN-4129-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Thomas Vegas discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory during TFTP transfers. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash curl, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM curl – 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm3 libcurl3 – 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm3 libcurl3-gnutls – 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm3 libcurl3-nss – 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm3 [ more… ]

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USN-4132-2: Expat vulnerability

2019-09-13 KENNETH 0

USN-4132-2: Expat vulnerability expat vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary Expat could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted XML file. Software Description expat – XML parsing C library Details USN-4132-1 fixed a vulnerability in Expat. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled certain XML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM lib64expat1 – 2.1.0-4ubuntu1.4+esm2 libexpat1 – 2.1.0-4ubuntu1.4+esm2 Ubuntu 12.04 ESM lib64expat1 – 2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.7 libexpat1 – 2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.7 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system [ more… ]

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USN-4132-1: Expat vulnerability

2019-09-13 KENNETH 0

USN-4132-1: Expat vulnerability expat vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.04 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary Expat could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted XML file. Software Description expat – XML parsing C library Details It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled certain XML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.04 libexpat1 – 2.2.6-1ubuntu0.19.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS libexpat1 – 2.2.5-3ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS lib64expat1 – 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.5 libexpat1 – 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.5 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References CVE-2019-15903 Source: USN-4132-1: Expat vulnerability

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USN-4131-1: VLC vulnerabilities

2019-09-12 KENNETH 0

USN-4131-1: VLC vulnerabilities vlc vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.04 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in VLC. Software Description vlc – multimedia player and streamer Details It was discovered that VLC incorrectly handled certain media files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause VLC to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.04 vlc – 3.0.8-0ubuntu19.04.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS vlc – 3.0.8-0ubuntu18.04.1 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References CVE-2019-13962 CVE-2019-14437 CVE-2019-14438 CVE-2019-14498 CVE-2019-14533 CVE-2019-14534 CVE-2019-14535 CVE-2019-14776 CVE-2019-14777 CVE-2019-14778 [ more… ]