[USN-1978-1] libKDcraw vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Sep 30 17:24:24 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1978-1
September 30, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
libKDcraw could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libkdcraw: RAW picture decoding library
It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user
or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, applications linked against libKDcraw could be made to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1438, CVE-2013-1439)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.
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