[USN-3750-1] Pango vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Aug 22 15:49:59 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1
August 22, 2018

pango1.0 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Pango could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted

Software Description:
- pango1.0: Layout and rendering of internationalized text - gir


Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  gir1.2-pango-1.0                1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
  libpango-1.0-0                  1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
  libpango1.0-0                   1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1

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


Package Information:
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