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USN-3750-1: Pango vulnerability

22 August 2018

Pango could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Releases

Packages

  • pango1.0 - Layout and rendering of internationalized text

Details

Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango 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 18.04

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

References