Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2149-2
17th March, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
This update provides a compatibility fix for GTK+.
- gtk+3.0 - GTK+ graphical user interface library
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.
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.