Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1964-1
23rd September, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
LibRaw could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libraw - raw image decoder library
It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, applications linked against LibRaw could be made to crash, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1438, CVE-2013-1439)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 13.04:
- libraw5 0.14.7-0ubuntu1.13.04.2
- Ubuntu 12.10:
- libraw5 0.14.7-0ubuntu184.108.40.206
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- libraw5 0.14.4-0ubuntu2.2
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.