[USN-4066-1] libmspack vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Jul 18 23:07:23 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4066-1
July 18, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libmspack could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted CHM file.
- libmspack: library for Microsoft compression formats
It was discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain CHM files.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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