[USN-4014-1] GLib vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jun 10 19:58:41 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4014-1
June 10, 2019

glib2.0 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


GLib could be made to expose sensitive information if it
received a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- glib2.0: GLib library of C routines


It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
  libglib2.0-0                    2.60.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libglib2.0-bin                  2.60.0-1ubuntu0.1
  libglib2.0-dev                  2.60.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.10:
  libglib2.0-0                    2.58.1-2ubuntu0.1
  libglib2.0-bin                  2.58.1-2ubuntu0.1
  libglib2.0-dev                  2.58.1-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libglib2.0-0                    2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
  libglib2.0-bin                  2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
  libglib2.0-dev                  2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libglib2.0-0                    2.48.2-0ubuntu4.2
  libglib2.0-bin                  2.48.2-0ubuntu4.2
  libglib2.0-dev                  2.48.2-0ubuntu4.2

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


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