USN-1885-1: libKDcraw vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1885-1
18th June, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
libKDcraw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libkdcraw - RAW picture decoding library
It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled broken full-color
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted raw image, applications linked against libKDcraw could be
made to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.