[USN-4644-1] igraph vulnerability

Mike Salvatore mike.salvatore at canonical.com
Tue Nov 24 20:42:32 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4644-1
November 24, 2020

igraph vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


igraph could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- igraph: None


It was discovered that igraph mishandled certain malformed XML. An attacker
could use this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (crash).

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libigraph0v5                    0.7.1-2.1+deb9u1build0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libigraph0v5                    0.7.1-2.1+deb9u1build0.16.04.1

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


Package Information:

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