USN-2149-2: GTK+ update

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2149-2

17th March, 2014

gtk+3.0 update

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

  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

This update provides a compatibility fix for GTK+.

Software description

  • gtk+3.0 - GTK+ graphical user interface library

Details

USN-2149-1 fixed a vulnerability in librsvg. This update provides a
compatibility fix for GTK+ to work with the librsvg security update.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that librsvg would load XML external entities by default.
If a user were tricked into viewing a specially crafted SVG file, an
attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
libgtk-3-0 3.6.0-0ubuntu3.3
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
libgtk-3-0 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.7

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.

References

CVE-2013-1881