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Ubuntu: USN-5407-1 (CVE-2020-35492): Cairo vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/18/2021
Created
05/14/2022
Added
05/11/2022
Modified
05/11/2022

Description

A flaw was found in cairo's image-compositor.c in all versions prior to 1.17.4. This flaw allows an attacker who can provide a crafted input file to cairo's image-compositor (for example, by convincing a user to open a file in an application using cairo, or if an application uses cairo on untrusted input) to cause a stack buffer overflow -> out-of-bounds WRITE. The highest impact from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-cairo-perf-utils
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcairo2

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