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USN-1964-1: LibRaw vulnerabilities

23 September 2013

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



  • libraw - raw image decoder library


It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, applications linked against LibRaw could be made to crash, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1438, CVE-2013-1439)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04

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

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