Ubuntu Security Advisories

USN-5235-1: Ruby vulnerabilities

17 hours 42 minutes ago
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)

USN-5233-1: ClamAV vulnerability

22 hours 31 minutes ago
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.

USN-5227-2: Pillow vulnerabilities

1 day 21 hours ago
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)

USN-5229-1: Firefox vulnerabilities

5 days 12 hours ago
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.

USN-5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

5 days 21 hours ago
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.

USN-5227-1: Pillow vulnerabilities

5 days 21 hours ago
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)

USN-5226-1: systemd vulnerability

6 days 10 hours ago
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.

USN-5210-2: Linux kernel regression

6 days 13 hours ago
USN-5210-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Unfortunately, that update introduced a regression that caused failures to boot in environments with AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) enabled. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Nadav Amit discovered that the hugetlb implementation in the Linux kernel did not perform TLB flushes under certain conditions. A local attacker could use this to leak or alter data from other processes that use huge pages. (CVE-2021-4002) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly enforce certain types of entries in the Secure Boot Forbidden Signature Database (aka dbx) protection mechanism. An attacker could use this to bypass UEFI Secure Boot restrictions. (CVE-2020-26541) It was discovered that a race condition existed in the overlay file system implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2021-20321) It was discovered that the NFC subsystem in the Linux kernel contained a use-after-free vulnerability in its NFC Controller Interface (NCI) implementation. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-3760) It was discovered that an integer overflow could be triggered in the eBPF implementation in the Linux kernel when preallocating objects for stack maps. A privileged local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-41864) It was discovered that the KVM implementation for POWER8 processors in the Linux kernel did not properly keep track if a wakeup event could be resolved by a guest. An attacker in a guest VM could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2021-43056) It was discovered that the ISDN CAPI implementation in the Linux kernel contained a race condition in certain situations that could trigger an array out-of-bounds bug. A privileged local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-43389)

USN-5224-1: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

6 days 22 hours ago
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.

USN-5222-1: Apache Log4j 2 vulnerabilities

1 week ago
It was discovered that Apache Log4j 2 was vulnerable to remote code execution (RCE) attack when configured to use a JDBC Appender with a JNDI LDAP data source URI. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2021-44832) Hideki Okamoto and Guy Lederfein discovered that Apache Log4j 2 did not protect against infinite recursion in lookup evaluation. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Apache Log4j 2 to crash, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-45105)

USN-5043-2: Exiv2 regression

1 week ago
USN-5043-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Exiv2. The update introduced a new regression that could cause a crash in applications using libexiv2. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2021-37620)

USN-5219-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

1 week 1 day ago
It was discovered that the eBPF implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the memory size of certain ring buffer operation arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

USN-5218-1: Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities

1 week 1 day ago
Nadav Amit discovered that the hugetlb implementation in the Linux kernel did not perform TLB flushes under certain conditions. A local attacker could use this to leak or alter data from other processes that use huge pages. (CVE-2021-4002) It was discovered that the eBPF implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the memory size of certain ring buffer operation arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-4204) It was discovered that a race condition existed in the overlay file system implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2021-20321) It was discovered that the NFC subsystem in the Linux kernel contained a use-after-free vulnerability in its NFC Controller Interface (NCI) implementation. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-3760) It was discovered that an integer overflow could be triggered in the eBPF implementation in the Linux kernel when preallocating objects for stack maps. A privileged local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-41864) It was discovered that the KVM implementation for POWER8 processors in the Linux kernel did not properly keep track if a wakeup event could be resolved by a guest. An attacker in a guest VM could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2021-43056) It was discovered that the TIPC Protocol implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate MSG_CRYPTO messages in some situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-43267) It was discovered that the ISDN CAPI implementation in the Linux kernel contained a race condition in certain situations that could trigger an array out-of-bounds bug. A privileged local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-43389)

USN-5217-1: Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities

1 week 1 day ago
It was discovered that the NFS server implementation in the Linux kernel contained an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-4090) It was discovered that the eBPF implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the memory size of certain ring buffer operation arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-4204)

USN-5212-2: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

1 week 1 day ago
USN-5212-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Apache. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled certain forward proxy requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform a Server Side Request Forgery attack. (CVE-2021-44224) It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server Lua module incorrectly handled memory in the multipart parser. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44790)

USN-5213-1: WebKitGTK vulnerabilities

1 week 5 days ago
A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK Web and JavaScript engines. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

USN-5212-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

1 week 5 days ago
It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server incorrectly handled certain forward proxy requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform a Server Side Request Forgery attack. (CVE-2021-44224) It was discovered that the Apache HTTP Server Lua module incorrectly handled memory in the multipart parser. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-44790)
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