USN-887-1: LibThai vulnerability

18 January 2010

LibThai vulnerability

Releases

Packages

  • libthai -

Details

Tim Starling discovered that LibThai did not correctly handle long strings.
A remote attacker could use specially-formed strings to execute arbitrary
code with the user's privileges.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 9.10
Ubuntu 9.04
Ubuntu 8.10
Ubuntu 8.04

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

References