星球 - USN-3069-1: Eye of GNOME vulnerability

來自:Ubuntu security notices | 2016/9/2 17:08:07

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3069-1


25th August, 2016


eog vulnerability


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




  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS





Summary


Eye of GNOME could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted image.





Software description





  • eog
    - Eye of GNOME graphics viewer program











Details


It was discovered that Eye of GNOME incorrectly handled certain invalid
UTF-8 strings. If a user were tricked into opening a specially-crafted
image, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Eye of GNOME 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 version:




Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:




eog

3.18.2-1ubuntu2.1





Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:




eog

3.10.2-0ubuntu5.2





Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:




eog

3.4.2-0ubuntu1.3






To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.


In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.





References




CVE-2016-6855