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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
25 January 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-5333 CVE-2017-5332 CVE-2017-5331
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3178-1
January 24, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.
- - icoutils: Create and extract MS Windows icons and cursors
It was discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled memory when processing
certain files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted file, an attacker could cause icoutils to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-5208, CVE-2017-5331, CVE-2017-5332, CVE-2017-5333
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