[USN-3936-2] AdvanceCOMP vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Apr 23 17:48:04 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3936-2
April 23, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
AdvanceCOMP could be made to run arbitrary code if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- advancecomp: collection of recompression utilities
USN-3936-1 fixed a vulnerability in AdvanceCOMP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 19.04.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that AdvanceCOMP incorrectly handled certain PNG
files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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