[USN-3226-1] icoutils vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Mar 13 17:54:47 UTC 2017


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3226-1
March 13, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- icoutils: Create and extract MS Windows icons and cursors

Details:

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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  icoutils                        0.29.1-2ubuntu0.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3226-1
  CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010, CVE-2017-6011

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/icoutils/0.29.1-2ubuntu0.2


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