[USN-5996-2] Libloius vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue May 23 17:22:31 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5996-2
May 23, 2023

liblouis vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 23.04


Several security issues were fixed in liblouis.

Software Description:
- liblouis: Braille translation library - utilities


USN-5996-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Liblouis. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 23.04.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
 (CVE-2023-26767, CVE-2023-26768, CVE-2023-26769)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.04:
  liblouis-bin                    3.24.0-1ubuntu0.1
  liblouis20                      3.24.0-1ubuntu0.1

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

  CVE-2023-26767, CVE-2023-26768, CVE-2023-26769

Package Information:

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