ESB-2018.1616 - [Ubuntu] batik: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-05-30

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                               ESB-2018.1616
                            Batik vulnerability
                                30 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           batik
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-8013  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1601

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3661-1

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USN-3661-1: Batik vulnerability

29 May 2018

batik vulnerability

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

  o Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Batik could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially
crafted XML.

Software Description

  o batik - SVG Library

Details

It was discovered that Batik incorrectly handled certain XML. An attacker could
possibly use this to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    libbatik-java - 1.7.ubuntu-8ubuntu2.14.04.3

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.

References

  o https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3661-1
  o CVE-2018-8013

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