[USN-6402-2] LibTomMath vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Nov 27 16:53:10 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6402-2
November 27, 2023

libtommath vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 23.10


LibTomMatch could be made to execute arbitrary code or
denial of service if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- libtommath: multiple-precision integer library [development files]


USN-6402-1 fixed vulnerabilities in LibTomMath. This update
provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 23.10.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that LibTomMath incorrectly handled certain inputs.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
 and cause a denial of service (DoS).

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
  libtommath1                     1.2.0-6ubuntu0.23.10.1

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


Package Information:

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