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Ubuntu: USN-4641-1 (CVE-2018-20431): libextractor vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4641-1 (CVE-2018-20431): libextractor vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/24/2018
Created
11/27/2020
Added
11/24/2020
Modified
01/20/2021

Description

GNU Libextractor through 1.8 has a NULL Pointer Dereference vulnerability in the function process_metadata() in plugins/ole2_extractor.c.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-extract
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libextractor-dev
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libextractor3

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