Executive Summary

Title pixman vulnerability
Name USN-3843-2 First vendor Publication 2018-12-11
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-12-11
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


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


USN-3843-1 fixed a vulnerability in pixman. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ libpixman-1-0テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 0.30.2-1ubuntu0.

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

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3843-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3843-1 テつ CVE-2015-5297

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3843-2

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Date Informations
2018-12-11 21:19:09
  • First insertion