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USN-5607-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

13 September 2022

GDK-PixBuf could be made do execute arbitrary code or crash if it received a specially crafted image.




It was discovered that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
or cause a crash.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.