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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerabilities in LibRaw
23 November 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Privileged Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Unauthorised Access -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-14608 CVE-2017-14348 CVE-2017-14265
CVE-2017-13735 CVE-2017-6887 CVE-2017-6886
CVE-2015-8367 CVE-2015-8366 CVE-2015-3885
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running LibRaw check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3492-1
November 22, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
LibRaw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- - libraw: raw image decoder library
It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against LibRaw
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.
CVE-2015-3885, CVE-2015-8366, CVE-2015-8367, CVE-2017-13735,
CVE-2017-14265, CVE-2017-14348, CVE-2017-14608, CVE-2017-6886,
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