USN-3815-2: gettext vulnerability
12 November 2018
gettext could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted message.
- gettext - GNU Internationalization utilities
USN-3815-1 fixed a vulnerability in gettext. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that gettext incorrectly handled certain messages.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
- USN-3815-1: libasprintf0c2, gettext-doc, libasprintf0v5, libgettextpo0, gettext-el, gettext, libasprintf-dev, gettext-base, libgettextpo-dev, autopoint