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A json-c security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.



[USN-6310-1] json-c vulnerability


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6310-1
August 28, 2023

json-c vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

json-c could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a
specially crafted JSON file.

Software Description:
- json-c: JSON manipulation library

Details:

It was discovered that json-c incorrectly handled certain JSON files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libjson-c5 0.15-3~ubuntu1.22.04.2

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6310-1
CVE-2021-32292

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/json-c/0.15-3~ubuntu1.22.04.2