USN-4190-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities

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libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities


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

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Summary


Several security issues were fixed in libjpeg-turbo.

Software Description

  • libjpeg-turbo - library for handling JPEG files
Details


It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-14498)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-19664)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2018-20330)

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images. An attacker could possibly cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-2201)

Update instructions


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

Ubuntu 19.04
libjpeg-turbo8 - 2.0.1-0ubuntu2.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libjpeg-turbo8 - 1.5.2-0ubuntu5.18.04.3
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libjpeg-turbo8 - 1.4.2-0ubuntu3.3

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.

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