[USN-4338-1] re2c vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Apr 22 17:45:13 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4338-1
April 22, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.10
re2c could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received
a specially crafted file.
- re2c: tool for generating fast C-based recognizers
Agostino Sarubbo discovered that re2c incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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