USN-4066-1: libmspack vulnerability

USN-4066-1: libmspack vulnerability

libmspack vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

libmspack could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted CHM file.

Software Description

  • libmspack – library for Microsoft compression formats

Details

It was discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain CHM files.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libmspack00.6-3ubuntu0.3
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libmspack00.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.4

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

Source: USN-4066-1: libmspack vulnerability

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