[USN-2190-1] JBIG-KIT vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-02T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2190-1 May 01, 2014

jbigkit vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 13.10
  • Ubuntu 12.10


JBIG-KIT could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially crafted image file.

Software Description: - jbigkit: JBIG1 data compression library


Florian Weimer discovered that JBIG-KIT incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted image, JBIG-KIT could be made to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libjbig0 2.0-2ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 13.10: libjbig0 2.0-2ubuntu1.13.10.1

Ubuntu 12.10: libjbig0 2.0-2ubuntu1.12.10.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2190-1 CVE-2013-6369

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jbigkit/2.0-2ubuntu4.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jbigkit/2.0-2ubuntu1.13.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jbigkit/2.0-2ubuntu1.12.10.1

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