[USN-4108-1] Zstandard vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Aug 21 15:16:05 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4108-1
August 21, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Zstandard could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received
specially crafted input.
- libzstd: fast lossless compression algorithm -- development files
It was discovered that Zstandard incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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