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USN-1885-1: libKDcraw vulnerability

18 June 2013

libKDcraw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Details

It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled broken full-color
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted raw image, applications linked against libKDcraw could be
made to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

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