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USN-5807-3: libXpm vulnerability

26 July 2023

libXpm could be made to denial of service if it received a specially crafted XPM file.

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Details

USN-5807-1 fixed a vulnerability in libXpm. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Marco Ivaldi discovered that libXpm incorrectly handled certain XPM files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
XPM file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libXpm
to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-46285)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5807-1: xpmutils, libxpm-dev, libxpm4, libxpm
  • USN-5807-2: xpmutils, libxpm-dev, libxpm4, libxpm