USN-772-1: MPFR vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-772-1
7th May, 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 9.04
It was discovered that MPFR improperly handled string lengths in its print
routines. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
specially crafted data with applications linked against MPFR, an attacker
could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges
of the user invoking the program.
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.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the