USN-4695-1: icoutils vulnerabilities

18 January 2021

Several security issues were fixed in icoutils.

Releases

Packages

  • icoutils - Create and extract MS Windows icons and cursors

Details

Choongwoo Han discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5208)

It was discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5331, CVE-2017-5332, CVE-2017-5333)

Jerzy Kramarz discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010)

Jerzy Kramarz discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
(CVE-2017-6011)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

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