========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1727-1 February 18, 2013 boost1.49 vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 Summary: Boost incorrectly validated certain UTF-8 sequences. Software Description: - boost1.49: C++ representation of time duration, time point, and clocks Details: It was discovered that the Boost.Locale library incorrectly validated some invalid UTF-8 sequences. An attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass input validation in certain applications. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: libboost-locale1.49.0 1.49.0-3.1ubuntu1.2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1727-1 CVE-2013-0252 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/boost1.49/1.49.0-3.1ubuntu1.2
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