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USN-3936-1: AdvanceCOMP vulnerability

4 April 2019

AdvanceCOMP could be made to run arbitrary code if it opened a specially crafted file.




It was discovered that AdvanceCOMP incorrectly handled certain PNG files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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