Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1100-1 gdk-pixbuf -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 874552.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-2862.
More information:

Marcin Noga discovered a buffer overflow in the JPEG loader of the GDK Pixbuf library, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed file is opened.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.26.1-1+deb7u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your gdk-pixbuf packages.

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