[USN-4002-1] Doxygen vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jun 3 13:28:24 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4002-1
June 03, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Doxygen could be made to run scripts as your login if it received a
specially crafted query.
- doxygen: Documentation system for C, C++, Java, Python and other
It was discovered that Doxygen incorrectly handled certain queries.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
and compromise sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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