Operating System:

[Ubuntu]

Published:

06 October 2020

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2020.3442
                  USN-4564-1: Apache Tika vulnerabilities
                              6 October 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Tika
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-1951 CVE-2020-1950 

Reference:         ESB-2020.1092

Original Bulletin: 
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/4564-1/

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USN-4564-1: Apache Tika vulnerabilities
05 October 2020

Apache Tika could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.
Releases

  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Packages

  o tika - A content analysis toolkit

Details

It was discovered that Apache Tika can have an excessive memory usage by
using a crafted or corrupt PSD file. An attacker could use it to cause a
denial of service (crash). (CVE-2020-1950, CVE-2020-1951)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

  o libtika-java - 1.5-4ubuntu0.1

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

References

  o CVE-2020-1951
  o CVE-2020-1950

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