Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : liblouis vulnerabilities (USN-3782-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117915
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionHenri Salo discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
It was discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-17294).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.