[USN-6310-1] json-c vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Aug 28 21:35:31 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6310-1
August 28, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
json-c could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a
specially crafted JSON file.
- json-c: JSON manipulation library
It was discovered that json-c incorrectly handled certain JSON files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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