USN-1885-1: libKDcraw vulnerability

18 June 2013

libkdcraw vulnerability



  • libkdcraw - RAW picture decoding library


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.