Risks
Advisories
Browse
or
or
Ubuntu Security Notice - libkdcraw vulnerability (USN-1885-1)
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1885-1
June 18, 2013

libkdcraw vulnerability
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- libkdcraw: RAW picture decoding library

Details:

It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled broken full-color
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted raw image, applications linked against libKDcraw could be
made to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libkdcraw20                     4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1885-1
  CVE-2013-2126

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libkdcraw/4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2




Spotlight

Reactions to the Hacking Team breach

Hacking Team, the (in)famous Italian company that provides offensive intrusion and surveillance software to governments, intelligence and law enforcement agencies around the world, has been hacked.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 7th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //