Ubuntu 5607-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5607-1
September 13, 2022

gdk-pixbuf vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

GDK-PixBuf could be made do execute arbitrary code or
crash if it received a specially crafted image.

Software Description:
- gdk-pixbuf: GDK Pixbuf library

Details:

It was discovered that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
or cause a crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-0             2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0              2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5607-1
  CVE-2021-44648

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 5607-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

September 13, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Summary: GDK-PixBuf could be made do execute arbitrary code or crash if it received a specially crafted image. Software Description: - gdk-pixbuf: GDK Pixbuf library Details: It was discovered that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled certain images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or cause a crash.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-0 2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5607-1

CVE-2021-44648

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5607-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4

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