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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 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,

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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

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