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An Axis security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, 23.04, and 23.10.

[USN-6470-1] Axis vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6470-1
November 02, 2023

axis vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)


Axis could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- axis: SOAP implementation in Java


It was discovered that Axis incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a user or
an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input file,
a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-40743)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
libaxis-java 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.23.10.1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.23.10.1

Ubuntu 23.04:
libaxis-java 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.23.04.1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.23.04.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libaxis-java 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.22.04.1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.22.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libaxis-java 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.20.04.1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-28+deb10u1build0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
libaxis-java 1.4-25ubuntu0.1~esm1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-25ubuntu0.1~esm1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
libaxis-java 1.4-24ubuntu0.1~esm1
libaxis-java-doc 1.4-24ubuntu0.1~esm1

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


Package Information: