[USN-3090-1] Pillow vulnerabilities
emily.ratliff at canonical.com
Tue Sep 27 22:09:35 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3090-1
September 27, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Pillow could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input or opened
a specially crafted file.
- pillow: Python Imaging Library compatibility layer
It was discovered that a flaw in processing a compressed text chunk in
a PNG image could cause the image to have a large size when decompressed,
potentially leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-9601)
Andrew Drake discovered that Pillow incorrectly validated input. A remote
attacker could use this to cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2014-3589)
Eric Soroos discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain malformed
FLI, Tiff, and PhotoCD files. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2014-3589, CVE-2014-9601, CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775,
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