Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5607-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5607-1
September 13, 2022

gdk-pixbuf vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

GDK-PixBuf could be made do execute arbitrary code or
crash if it received a specially crafted image.

Software Description:
– gdk-pixbuf: GDK Pixbuf library

Details:

It was discovered that GDK-PixBuf incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
or cause a crash.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-0 2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5607-1
CVE-2021-44648

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.42.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdk-pixbuf/2.40.0+dfsg-3ubuntu0.4