Executive Summary

Title pixman vulnerability
Name USN-3843-1 First vendor Publication 2018-12-11
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-12-11
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base Score N/A Attack Range N/A
Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


pixman could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted instructions.

Software Description: - pixman: pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo


It was discovered that pixman incorrectly handled the general_composite_rect function. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause pixman to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libpixman-1-0 0.30.2-2ubuntu1.2

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


Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3843-1

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Date Informations
2019-01-08 00:19:00
  • First insertion