USN-3197-1: libgc vulnerability
15 February 2017
Applications using libgc could be made to crash or run programs as your login.
- libgc - Boehm-Demers-Weiser garbage collecting storage allocator library
Kuang-che Wu discovered that multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities
existed in libgc. An attacker could use these to cause a denial of
service (application crash) 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 applications using
libgc to make all the necessary changes.