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A LibRaw security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS.

[USN-6377-1] LibRaw vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6377-1
September 18, 2023

libraw vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 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 certain photo files. If a
user o automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted
photo file, a remote attacker could possibly cause applications linked
against LibRaw to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libraw19 0.19.5-1ubuntu1.3

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


Package Information: