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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2918-1
March 03, 2016

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

pixman could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it processed
specially crafted data.

Software Description:
- pixman: pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo

Details:

Vincent LE GARREC discovered an integer underflow in pixman. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could
cause pixman 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 14.04 LTS:
  libpixman-1-0                   0.30.2-2ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libpixman-1-0                   0.30.2-1ubuntu0.0.0.0.3

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2918-1
  CVE-2014-9766

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pixman/0.30.2-2ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pixman/0.30.2-1ubuntu0.0.0.0.3


Ubuntu 2918-1: pixman vulnerability

March 3, 2016
pixman could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it processed specially crafted data.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libpixman-1-0 0.30.2-2ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libpixman-1-0 0.30.2-1ubuntu0.0.0.0.3 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2918-1

CVE-2014-9766

Severity
March 03, 2016

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pixman/0.30.2-2ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pixman/0.30.2-1ubuntu0.0.0.0.3

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