[USN-6113-1] Jhead vulnerability
andrei.iosif at canonical.com
Tue May 30 07:45:42 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6113-1
May 30, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Jhead could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
- jhead: Manipulate the non-image part of Exif compliant JPEG files
It was discovered that Jhead did not properly handle certain crafted images
while processing the Exif markers. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to crash Jhead, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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