[USN-4238-1] SDL_image vulnerabilities

Eduardo Barretto eduardo.barretto at canonical.com
Tue Jan 14 15:23:20 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4238-1
January 14, 2020

sdl-image1.2 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in SDL_image.

Software Description:
- sdl-image1.2: Image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2


It was discovered that SDL_image incorrectly handled certain image files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other
unspecified impact.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libsdl-image1.2                 1.2.12-8ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libsdl-image1.2                 1.2.12-5+deb9u1ubuntu0.16.04.1

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

  CVE-2018-3977, CVE-2019-12216, CVE-2019-12217, CVE-2019-12218,
  CVE-2019-12219, CVE-2019-12220, CVE-2019-12221, CVE-2019-12222,
  CVE-2019-13616, CVE-2019-5051, CVE-2019-5052, CVE-2019-7635

Package Information:
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