ESB-2018.1936.2 - UPDATE [Ubuntu] exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-04

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                           Exiv2 vulnerabilities
                                4 July 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           exiv2
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12265 CVE-2018-12264 CVE-2018-11531
                   CVE-2018-10999 CVE-2018-10998 CVE-2018-10958

Reference:         ESB-2018.1933

Original Bulletin:

Revision History:  July 4 2018: Added OS tag.
                   July 4 2018: Initial Release

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3700-1
July 03, 2018

exiv2 vulnerabilities

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

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.

Software Description:
- - exiv2: EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool


It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  exiv2                           0.25-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-3.1ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.2
  libexiv2-14                     0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  exiv2                           0.23-1ubuntu2.1
  libexiv2-12                     0.23-1ubuntu2.1

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

  CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998, CVE-2018-10999, CVE-2018-11531,
  CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265

Package Information:

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