USN-4143-1: SDL 2.0 vulnerabilities

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SDL 2.0 vulnerabilities


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

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Summary


SDL 2.0 could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description

  • libsdl2 - Simple DirectMedia Layer: cross-platform development library providing access to low level media interfaces
Details


It was discovered that SDL 2.0 mishandled crafted image files resulting in an integer overflow. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious file, SDL 2.0 could be caused to crash or potentially run arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2888)

It was discovered that SDL 2.0 mishandled crafted image files. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious file, SDL 2.0 could be caused to crash or potentially run arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638)

Update instructions


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

Ubuntu 19.04
libsdl2-2.0-0 - 2.0.9+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.19.04.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libsdl2-2.0-0 - 2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.18.04.4
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libsdl2-2.0-0 - 2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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