22 July 2019
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2019.2717 USN-4066-1: libmspack vulnerability 22 July 2019 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: libmspack Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2019-1010305 Original Bulletin: https://usn.ubuntu.com/4066-1/ Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators running libmspack check for an updated version of the software for their operating system. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- USN-4066-1: libmspack vulnerability 18 July 2019 libmspack vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary libmspack could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted CHM file. Software Description o libmspack - library for Microsoft compression formats Details It was discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain CHM files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS libmspack0 - 0.6-3ubuntu0.3 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS libmspack0 - 0.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.4 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 o CVE-2019-1010305 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: https://www.auscert.org.au/bulletins/ =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBXTUhUWaOgq3Tt24GAQgCIQ//Z+S16m0xM2FMWHHzxrr35863Xk6zrVsg nbTltxhjOI46dc9AMW9sDJscuxNMWhmkgDFDThvol2Z2zcP6hbIuna+zC/iSXX7Q GyAY5ZgT7eFLYBVYVOqbABgtbFLSNjLZK1k0xPvgtGfbE5LXJXhCSW8L1j8HhNTl QNAVwv1hLQBqB3fpYxk9Rp4NvPetuleKcJFkioHouj2J6r3jSgGHuLSwDNPn1m3b 1rjbQU6pdpYQq7Rla2fSL0ONnOn6x0YzFf8j6N8lX7T5k9WN3Rdiufap1zn/F+Vo Bu5S1ilTQUtkYwvaAYsbbzg4+tkjrIN8ysO4Bq951CEuW8gLoMqzDJwbwNbPquUE r1vMCR1CuTR7N14eNdyhGusQ9QxlvgRalM3ZpP8wX8GctnG4AweSXzLBhag9d4Is +0b45g2s/y6iDXeNDZKBiGsWMOhC4I8oSbBjSYdAP/wPm0sQyC3CCtag6+S7D7+s Vfyo32F2T4lwv91cOQWSilpmhNCofKGrTlkkMgZfSiTeu+s8RUN5FNc5VoWzP8i+ rtLSesbaC4jv9Gc+hNgNJMLyEePTVaTXTQorRf7ReZ6WWs6JS/rD52PmYvgxXcfQ WE4JLUiMjq8CKU31ZF7SrguwUYS6h0xfP66nV+Y7ogZNP40s5uaoJQHYhUlyom0i fjwL6vebMko= =jli4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----