[USN-5005-1] DjVuLibre vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jul 5 14:59:30 UTC 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5005-1
July 05, 2021

djvulibre vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM


DjVuLibre could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it
opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- djvulibre: DjVu image format library and tools


It was discovered that DjVuLibre incorrectly handled certain djvu files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or
cause a crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:

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


Package Information:
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