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A Fig2dev security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS and 20.04 LTS.



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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5864-1
February 13, 2023

fig2dev vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Fig2dev.

Software Description:
- fig2dev: Utilities for converting XFig figure files

Details:

Frederic Cambus discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image
files. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain
specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2019-14275)

It was discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image files. If
a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain specially
crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2019-19555, CVE-2019-19797, CVE-2020-21529,
CVE-2020-21530, CVE-2020-21531, CVE-2020-21532, CVE-2020-21533,
CVE-2020-21534, CVE-2020-21535, CVE-2020-21675, CVE-2020-21676,
CVE-2021-3561)

It was discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image files. If
a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain specially
crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2021-32280)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
fig2dev 1:3.2.7a-7ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
fig2dev 1:3.2.6a-6ubuntu1.1
transfig 1:3.2.6a-6ubuntu1.1

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5864-1
CVE-2019-14275, CVE-2019-19555, CVE-2019-19797, CVE-2020-21529,
CVE-2020-21530, CVE-2020-21531, CVE-2020-21532, CVE-2020-21533,
CVE-2020-21534, CVE-2020-21535, CVE-2020-21675, CVE-2020-21676,
CVE-2021-32280, CVE-2021-3561

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fig2dev/1:3.2.7a-7ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fig2dev/1:3.2.6a-6ubuntu1.1