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Ubuntu: USN-4743-1 (CVE-2021-20240): GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4743-1 (CVE-2021-20240): GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
02/22/2021
Created
02/25/2021
Added
02/23/2021
Modified
06/04/2021

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4743-1:

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle certain GIF images. If an user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF file, a remote attacker could use this flaw to cause GDK-PixBuf to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgdk-pixbuf2-0-0

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