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2022. január 21.

USN-5248-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, trick a user into accepting unwanted permissions, conduct header splitting attacks, conduct spoofing attacks, bypass security restrictions, confuse the user, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-4129, CVE-2021-4140, CVE-2021-29981, CVE-2021-29982, CVE-2021-29987, CVE-2021-29991, CVE-2021-38495, CVE-2021-38496, CVE-2021-38497, CVE-2021-38498, CVE-2021-38500, CVE-2021-38501, CVE-2021-38503, CVE-2021-38504, CVE-2021-38506, CVE-2021-38507, CVE-2021-38508, CVE-2021-38509, CVE-2021-43534, CVE-2021-43535, CVE-2021-43536, CVE-2021-43537, CVE-2021-43538, CVE-2021-43539, CVE-2021-43541, CVE-2021-43542, CVE-2021-43543, CVE-2021-43545, CVE-2021-43656, CVE-2022-22737, CVE-2022-22738, CVE-2022-22739, CVE-2022-22740, CVE-2022-22741, CVE-2022-22742, CVE-2022-22743, CVE-2022-22745, CVE-2022-22747, CVE-2022-22748, CVE-2022-22751) It was discovered that Thunderbird ignored the configuration to require STARTTLS for an SMTP connection. A person-in-the-middle could potentially exploit this to perform a downgrade attack in order to intercept messages or take control of a session. (CVE-2021-38502) It was discovered that JavaScript was unexpectedly enabled in the composition area. An attacker could potentially exploit this in combination with another vulnerability, with unspecified impacts. (CVE-2021-43528) A buffer overflow was discovered in the Matrix chat library bundled with Thunderbird. An attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44538) It was discovered that Thunderbird's OpenPGP integration only considered the inner signed message when checking signature validity in a message that contains an additional outer MIME layer. An attacker could potentially exploit this to trick the user into thinking that a message has a valid signature. (CVE-2021-4126)
2022. január 21.

USN-5249-1: USBView vulnerability

It was discovered that USBView allowed unprivileged users to run usbview as root. A local attacker could use this vulnerability to gain administrative privileges or cause a denial of service.
2022. január 21.

USN-5246-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website in a browsing context, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, conduct spoofing attacks, bypass security restrictions, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-4129, CVE-2021-4140, CVE-2021-43536, CVE-2021-43537, CVE-2021-43538, CVE-2021-43539, CVE-2021-43541, CVE-2021-43542, CVE-2021-43543, CVE-2021-43545, CVE-2021-43656, CVE-2022-22737, CVE-2022-22738, CVE-2022-22739, CVE-2022-22740, CVE-2022-22741, CVE-2022-22742, CVE-2022-22743, CVE-2022-22745, CVE-2022-22747, CVE-2022-22748, CVE-2022-22751) It was discovered that JavaScript was unexpectedly enabled in the composition area. An attacker could potentially exploit this in combination with another vulnerability, with unspecified impacts. (CVE-2021-43528) A buffer overflow was discovered in the Matrix chat library bundled with Thunderbird. An attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44538) It was discovered that Thunderbird's OpenPGP integration only considered the inner signed message when checking signature validity in a message that contains an additional outer MIME layer. An attacker could potentially exploit this to trick the user into thinking that a message has a valid signature. (CVE-2021-4126)
2022. január 20.

USN-5244-1: DBus vulnerability

Daniel Onaca discovered that DBus contained a use-after-free vulnerability, caused by the incorrect handling of usernames sharing the same UID. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DBus to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
2022. január 20.

USN-5243-2: AIDE vulnerability

USN-5243-1 fixed a vulnerability in aide. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: David Bouman discovered that AIDE incorrectly handled base64 operations. A local attacker could use this issue to cause AIDE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 20.

USN-5243-1: AIDE vulnerability

David Bouman discovered that AIDE incorrectly handled base64 operations. A local attacker could use this issue to cause AIDE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 20.

USN-5242-1: Open vSwitch vulnerability

It was discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly handled certain fragmented packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Open vSwitch to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.
2022. január 20.

USN-5021-2: curl vulnerability

USN-5021-1 fixed vulnerabilities in curl. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Harry Sintonen and Tomas Hoger discovered that curl incorrectly handled TELNET connections when the -t option was used on the command line. Uninitialized data possibly containing sensitive information could be sent to the remote server, contrary to expectations. (CVE-2021-22898, CVE-2021-22925)
2022. január 20.

LSN-0084-1: Kernel Live Patch Security Notice

William Liu and Jamie Hill-Daniel discovered that the file system context functionality in the Linux kernel contained an integer underflow vulnerability, leading to an out-of-bounds write. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code.(CVE-2022-0185)
2022. január 19.

USN-5241-1: QtSvg vulnerabilities

It was discovered that QtSvg incorrectly handled certain malformed SVG images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause QtSvg to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 19.

USN-5240-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

William Liu and Jamie Hill-Daniel discovered that the file system context functionality in the Linux kernel contained an integer underflow vulnerability, leading to an out-of-bounds write. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 19.

USN-5233-2: ClamAV vulnerability

USN-5233-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the CL_SCAN_GENERAL_COLLECT_METADATA scan option was enabled. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
2022. január 18.

USN-5234-1: Byobu vulnerability

Sander Bos discovered that Byobu incorrectly handled certain Apport data. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
2022. január 18.

USN-5235-1: Ruby vulnerabilities

It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain HTML files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.04, and Ubuntu 21.10. (CVE-2021-41816) It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a regular expression denial of service. (CVE-2021-41817) It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain cookie names. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access or expose sensitive information. (CVE-2021-41819)
2022. január 18.

USN-5233-1: ClamAV vulnerability

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the CL_SCAN_GENERAL_COLLECT_METADATA scan option was enabled. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
2022. január 17.

USN-5227-2: Pillow vulnerabilities

USN-5227-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Pillow. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-23437) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue ony affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 21.04. (CVE-2021-34552) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22815) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-22816) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22817)
2022. január 13.

USN-5229-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, spoof the browser UI, bypass security restrictions, obtain sensitive information across domains, or execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 13.

USN-5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

USN-5224-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Ghostscript. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PostScript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Ghostscript to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
2022. január 13.

USN-5227-1: Pillow vulnerabilities

It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-23437) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue ony affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 21.04. (CVE-2021-34552) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22815) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-22816) It was discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-22817)
2022. január 13.

USN-5226-1: systemd vulnerability

It was discovered that systemd-tmpfiles employed uncontrolled recursion when removing deeply nested directory hierarchies. A local attacker could exploit this to cause systemd-tmpfiles to crash or have other unspecified impacts.