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Ubuntu: USN-3474-1 (CVE-2014-8184): Liblouis vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 02, 2017 November 06, 2017 April 25, 2018

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-3474-1:

Raphael Sanchez Prudencio discovered that Liblouis incorrectly handled certain files.

If a user were tricked into opening a crafted file, an attacker could possibly use this

to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code.

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References

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-liblouis-bin