[USN-1727-1] Boost vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Feb 18 13:44:44 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1727-1
February 18, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
Boost incorrectly validated certain UTF-8 sequences.
- boost1.49: C++ representation of time duration, time point, and clocks
It was discovered that the Boost.Locale library incorrectly validated some
invalid UTF-8 sequences. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
bypass input validation in certain applications.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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