Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : tracker vulnerability (USN-3101-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 94045
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Tracker incorrectly handled certain malformed GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into downloading a specially crafted GIF image, Tracker could crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected tracker-extract package.