[USN-3974-1] VCFtools vulnerabilities
mike.salvatore at canonical.com
Mon May 13 19:07:53 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3974-1
May 13, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
VCFTools could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- vcftools: Collection of tools to work with VCF files
It was discovered that VCFtools improperly handled certain input. If a user
was tricked into opening a crafted input file, VCFtools could be made to crash.
(CVE-2018-11099, CVE-2018-11129, CVE-2018-11130)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2018-11099, CVE-2018-11129, CVE-2018-11130
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