USN-4360-3: json-c regression

USN-4360-3: json-c regression

json-c regression

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

USN-4360-1 introduced a regression in json-c.

Software Description

  • json-c – JSON manipulation library

Details

USN-4360-1 fixed a vulnerability in json-c. The security fix introduced
a memory leak in some scenarios. This update reverts the security fix
pending further investigation.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that json-c incorrectly handled certain JSON files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
libjson-c2 – 0.11-3ubuntu1.2+esm2
libjson0 – 0.11-3ubuntu1.2+esm2
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
libjson0 – 0.9-1ubuntu1.3

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-4360-3: json-c regression

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