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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
4 April 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-5802 CVE-2018-5801 CVE-2018-5800
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-3615-1
April 03, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - 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-2017-16909, CVE-2017-16910, CVE-2018-5800, CVE-2018-5801,
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