Ubuntu: 1964-1: LibRaw vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu LibRaw could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1964-1
September 23, 2013

libraw vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


LibRaw could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- 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, applications linked against LibRaw could be made to crash, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1438, CVE-2013-1439)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.04:
  libraw5                         0.14.7-0ubuntu1.13.04.2

Ubuntu 12.10:
  libraw5                         0.14.7-0ubuntu1.12.10.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libraw5                         0.14.4-0ubuntu2.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

  CVE-2013-1438, CVE-2013-1439

Package Information: