Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : libkdcraw vulnerabilities (USN-1978-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70253
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt 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, CVE-2013-1439).
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SolutionUpdate the affected libkdcraw20 package.