USN-2918-1: pixman vulnerability
3 March 2016
pixman could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it processed specially crafted data.
- pixman - pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo
Vincent LE GARREC discovered an integer underflow in pixman. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could
cause pixman to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.