Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5672-2
March 06, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
GMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
- gmp: Multiprecision arithmetic library developers tools
USN-5672-1 fixed a vulnerability in GMP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that GMP did not properly manage memory
on 32-bit platforms when processing a specially crafted
input. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
applications using GMP to crash, resulting in a denial of
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A GMP security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ESM.