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USN-1978-1: libKDcraw vulnerabilities

30 September 2013

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

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Details

It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user
or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, applications linked against libKDcraw 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 12.04

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

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