[USN-3226-1] icoutils vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Mar 13 17:54:47 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3226-1
March 13, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.
- icoutils: Create and extract MS Windows icons and cursors
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010, CVE-2017-6011
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