[USN-4081-1] Pango vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Jul 31 18:03:57 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4081-1
July 31, 2019

pango1.0 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 19.04


Pango could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted input.

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


It was discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
  gir1.2-pango-1.0                1.42.4-6ubuntu0.1
  libpango-1.0-0                  1.42.4-6ubuntu0.1
  libpango1.0-0                   1.42.4-6ubuntu0.1

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


Package Information:
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