Ubuntu 3226-1: icoutils vulnerabilities

    Date13 Mar 2017
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3226-1
    March 13, 2017
    
    icoutils vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
    a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - icoutils: Create and extract MS Windows icons and cursors
    
    Details:
    
    Jerzy Kramarz discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled memory when
    processing certain files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
    opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause icoutils 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:
      icoutils                        0.29.1-2ubuntu0.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3226-1
      CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010, CVE-2017-6011
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/icoutils/0.29.1-2ubuntu0.2
    
    
    

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