========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1884-1 June 18, 2013 libraw vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.04 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary: LibRaw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - libraw: raw image decoder library Details: It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled broken full-color images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted raw image, applications linked against LibRaw 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 13.04: libraw5 0.14.7-0ubuntu1.13.04.1 Ubuntu 12.10: libraw5 0.14.7-0ubuntu22.214.171.124 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libraw5 0.14.4-0ubuntu2.1 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1884-1 CVE-2013-2126 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.14.7-0ubuntu1.13.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.14.7-0ubuntu126.96.36.199 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libraw/0.14.4-0ubuntu2.1
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