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The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-550-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Cairo. The upstream fixes were
incomplete, and under certain situations, applications using Cairo
would crash with a floating point error. This update fixes the
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Peter Valchev discovered that Cairo did not correctly decode PNG image
data. By tricking a user or automated system into processing a
specially crafted PNG with Cairo, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29304 ()
Bugtraq ID: 26650