[USN-4564-1] Apache Tika vulnerabilities

Paulo Flabiano Smorigo pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Tue Oct 6 13:41:40 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4564-1
October 05, 2020

tika vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Apache Tika could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted

Software Description:
- tika: A content analysis toolkit


It was discovered that Apache Tika can have an excessive memory usage by
using a crafted or corrupt PSD file. An attacker could use it to cause a
denial of service (crash). (CVE-2020-1950, CVE-2020-1951)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libtika-java                    1.5-4ubuntu0.1

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

  CVE-2020-1950, CVE-2020-1951

Package Information:
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