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USN-5099-1: Imlib2 vulnerability

04 October 2021

Imlib2 could be made to denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Releases

Packages

  • imlib2 - Image manipulation and rendering library

Details

It was discovered that Imlib2 incorrectly handled certain ICO images.
An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service
and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

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

References