[USN-1206-1] librsvg vulnerability

Kees Cook kees at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 13 21:38:10 UTC 2011

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1206-1
September 13, 2011

librsvg vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


SVG image rendering library has had flaws fixed.

Software Description:
- librsvg: Rendering library for SVG files


Sauli Pahlman discovered that librsvg did not correctly handle malformed
filter names. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted SVG image, a remote attacker could gain user privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 11.04:
  librsvg2-2                      2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
  librsvg2-bin                    2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
  librsvg2-common                 2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
  librsvg2-dev                    2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 10.10:
  librsvg2-2                      2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-bin                    2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-common                 2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-dev                    2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  librsvg2-2                      2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-bin                    2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-common                 2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
  librsvg2-dev                    2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:

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