USN-3729-1: libxcursor vulnerability

06 August 2018

libxcursor could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Packages

Details

It was discovered that libxcursor incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

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