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

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

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/02/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/06/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

A vulnerability was found in liblouis, versions 2.5.x before 2.5.4. A stack-based buffer overflow was found in findTable() in liblouis. An attacker could create a malicious file that would cause applications that use liblouis (such as Orca) to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-liblouis-bin
  • ubuntu-upgrade-liblouis2

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