Executive Summary

Summary
Title libsolv vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-3916-1First vendor Publication2019-03-22
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-03-22
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.10

Summary:

Libzip could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description: - libsolv: A dependency solver using a satisfiablility algorithm

Details:

It was discovered that libsolv incorrectly handled certain malformed input. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, applications that rely on libsolv could be made to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10:
libsolv-tools 0.6.35-2ubuntu0.18.10.1
libsolv0 0.6.35-2ubuntu0.18.10.1
libsolvext0 0.6.35-2ubuntu0.18.10.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3916-1
CVE-2018-20532, CVE-2018-20533, CVE-2018-20534

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsolv/0.6.35-2ubuntu0.18.10.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3916-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
67 %CWE-476NULL Pointer Dereference
33 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Os1

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DateInformations
2019-03-22 17:18:42
  • First insertion