USN-3185-1: libXpm vulnerability
1 February 2017
libXpm could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libxpm - X11 pixmap library
It was discovered that libXpm incorrectly handled certain XPM files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted XPM
file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause libXpm 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.