USN-3925-1: FreeImage vulnerability
28 March 2019
FreeImage could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- freeimage - Support library for graphics image formats (development files)
It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability existed in the XMP
image handling functionality of the FreeImage library. If a user or automated
system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker
could overwrite arbitrary memory, resulting in code execution.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.