[USN-6377-1] LibRaw vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6377-1
September 18, 2023
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.
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.
A LibRaw security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS.