Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : libkdcraw vulnerabilities (USN-1978-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that libKDcraw incorrectly handled photo files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially
crafted photo file, applications linked against libKDcraw could be
made to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1438,

Solution :

Update the affected libkdcraw20 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70253 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62057

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1438