[USN-6165-1] GLib vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Jun 14 14:18:17 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6165-1
June 14, 2023

glib2.0 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in GLib.

Software Description:
- glib2.0: GLib library of C routines


It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled non-normal GVariants. An
attacker could use this issue to cause GLib to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or perform other unknown attacks.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.10:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.74.3-0ubuntu1.2
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.74.3-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.72.4-0ubuntu2.2
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.72.4-0ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   libglib2.0-0                    2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6
   libglib2.0-bin                  2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6

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

   CVE-2023-24593, CVE-2023-25180, CVE-2023-29499, CVE-2023-32611,
   CVE-2023-32636, CVE-2023-32643, CVE-2023-32665

Package Information:

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