USN-5023-1: Aspell vulnerability
26 July 2021
Aspell could be made to execute arbitrary code or cause a crash if it received a specially crafted input.
- aspell - GNU Aspell spell-checker
It was discovered that Aspell incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or
cause a crash.
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.