USN-3532-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerabilities
15 January 2018
Several security issues were fixed in GDK-PixBuf.
- gdk-pixbuf - GDK Pixbuf library
It was discoreved that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled certain gif images.
An attacker could use this to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-1000422)
Ariel Zelivansky discovered that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled large TIFF files.
An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-6314)
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.